Kyle Edmund pulls out of Wimbledon as Briton recovers from knee surgery with unclear return date
- Kyle Edmund has pulled out of Wimbledon as he continues his rehabilitation
- The 26-year-old had surgery on his knee in April and the return date is unknown
- The Briton last played a match at the ATP tournament in Vienna in October
Kyle Edmund has withdrawn from Wimbledon as he continues to recover from knee surgery.
The news comes as no surprise as the tournament looked like it would come too soon when it was announced that Edmund had gone under the knife in April.
The 26-year-old last played a match at the ATP tournament in Vienna in October and a timeline for his return remains unclear.
Kyle Edmund has pulled out of Wimbledon as he continues to recover from knee surgery
The problem first came to light at the end of a 2018 season in which he reached the semifinals of the Australian Open and broke into the top 20 in the world.
He struggled at the start of the following year but appeared to be back on track when he starred in Britain’s Davis Cup final in November 2019, winning his second ATP title in New York last February. York.
But the problem persisted and he ended last season with a run of five straight defeats.
The 26-year-old last played a match at the ATP tournament in October and the return date is unclear