Injury setback forces David Goffin out of Indian Wells and Miami

Embed from Getty Images

The forthcoming Masters 1000 tournaments in Indian Wells and Miami will not include David Goffin due to a knee ailment, according to his announcement. Goffin, 32, took part in an ATP 250 tournament last week in Marseille, where he won his opening match before giving Mikael Ymer a walkover in the round of 16.

Goffin backed out of his match against Ymer in Marseille and the Sunshine Double in Indian Wells and Miami after that. Goffin hopes to be able to make a comeback at the beginning of the clay season. “Unfortunately, I will have to skip the courts for a few weeks due to my knee.

I’ll work hard to be back on the clay as soon as possible at my best, Goffin promised.

Will Goffin retain his Marrakech crown?

On the clay courts of Marrakech, Goffin won his lone championship of the 2022 season last year.

The Marrakech event begins on April 3rd of this year. Goffin hopes to resume his playing career in early April and begin his campaign in Marrakech. “I’m delighted and pleased with my week. Several challenging bouts made it difficult.

Yet in the end, I’m in Marrakech with my sixth title. After winning Marrakech last year, Goffin stated, “That makes me very happy and confident for the clay season. Goffin, meantime, has had a good but rocky start to 2023.

Goffin traveled to Auckland after beginning his 2023 campaign at the United Cup, where he advanced to the quarterfinals. Goffin performed admirably in Auckland before being forced to withdraw from the Australian Open because of a viral infection. Goffin returned to action at the Ottignies in late January. -Louvain-la-Neuve a rival in Belgium, where he eventually won the title.

Goffin hasn’t had it easy since winning Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, and he is once more out due to injury issues. Goffin’s ability to resume playing at the start of the clay season is still unknown.