The Italian Matteo Berrettini, who is recovering from an operation on his right hand, has announced that he will not play the Roland Garros tournament and that his return to competition will be at the start of the grass-court season.
The transalpine player, eighth in the ATP ranking, He has not played since last March, in the round of 16 of the Masters 1,000 in Indian Wells to treat the ailment in the hand for which he had to go through the operating room.
the roman gambler, who reached the semifinals at the Australian Open, his best performance in 2022has announced that he will not play the second Grand Slam of the season.
“After receiving positive news from my medical team I have returned to training on grass at a high level. The hand reacted well and I am working hard to find the best form. However, my team and I have decided that participating in Roland Garros, where the best of five sets is played, is not the best for the progression and recovery made so far.. For this reason, I have decided to make my lap for the season on grass,” Berrettini said on social media.
Berrettini has won two tournaments on grass, in Stuttgart in 2019 and last year in Queenswhen he was a finalist at Wimbledon.