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The Belgian has struggled with accidents this yr
Former World No. 7 David Goffin introduced on Instagram Thursday that he’ll miss the remainder of 2021 on account of a knee damage.
“Sadly I gained’t be capable to compete once more this yr in 2021. It’s been a tricky yr with some accidents with my ankle earlier this yr and my knee is bothering me for too lengthy now,” Goffin mentioned in a video. “So I took the choice to not play once more, to not compete this yr. I’ll take the time now for my physique. It’s vital to take the time to completely get well.
“I want it, my physique wants it. I believe these 4 months will likely be needed to return again stronger in 2022.”
The Belgian finishes his season with a 14-15 report. Goffin lifted his fifth ATP Tour trophy in February at Montpellier, the place he defeated Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in a three-set last.