Tennis: Tennis-Alcaraz to miss Wimbledon tune-up event with elbow issue

(Reuters) – Spain’s Carlos Alcaraz will miss subsequent week’s Wimbledon tune-up event at Queen’s Club in London due to a slight elbow issue, the 19-year-old stated on Wednesday.

Alcaraz, who has taken the tennis world by storm this yr, reached the quarter-finals on the French Open final month, turning into the youngest participant in 29 years to attain two Grand Slam quarter-finals after additionally making the U.S. Open final eight.

“As u all know, I used to be tremendous excited to play at @QueensTennis however a slight elbow issue means I am unable to! I hope to be there in 2023… see u all within the UK in a number of days!” the world quantity seven tweeted.

The teenager, who gained back-to-back titles in Barcelona and Madrid on clay, will look to proceed his good type on grass forward of Wimbledon which begins on June 27.

(Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru; Editing by Toby Davis)

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