Daria Saville (55th WTA) suffered a serious injury at the beginning of the match against Japanese Naomi Osaka (48th WTA), which excluded her from the game. The Russian representative from Australia fell on the court holding her knee and started screaming. The player damaged the anterior cruciate ligaments, which means a long break from tennis for her.
Big bad luck and a long break for Daria Saville
Oh, but it wasn’t known yet how serious the athlete’s injury was. Immediately after falling on the court, Osaka appeared at the rival, followed by the medical services. Saville was forced to scratch, and shortly after the game, she asked fans for support via her Twitter account. “Can we all pray it’s not a broken cruciate ligament?” I’ll get an MRI tomorrow, she wrote.
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Unfortunately for the player, her worst predictions came true. On Wednesday, she again announced via Twitter that she had torn a cruciate ligament. She recalled that in 2013 she suffered a similar injury. For Saville, a cruciate ligament rupture is about a six-month hiatus from sports.
A fatal injury disables Iga Świątek’s rival from the game. Receives support from fans and rivals.
Daria Saville has to say goodbye to tennis for at least six months. Under the post informing about the injury, published by her on Twitter, support is provided by fans and rivals from the court, including Iga ¦wi ± tek. “Oh … get well soon!” – wrote the Polish winner of the US Open. For Saville’s quick recovery, the French Caroline Garcia, who wrote: – Stay a strong girl!
The injured player replied to all messages in a published Tweet: – Don’t worry about me. I feel bad that everyone is so worried. It’s okay, I promise. It’s just fucking lucky.
Daria Saville was the first rival of Iga Świątek in 2022. The Polish woman faced her during the WTA tournament in Adelaide and won 6: 3, 6: 3