US Open 2021: Carla Suarez Navarro - "This year was a gift"

US Open 2021: Carla Suarez Navarro - "This year was a gift"

US Open 2021: Carla Suarez Navarro - "This year was a gift"

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After her round of rounds at the US Open, Carla Suarez Navarro is likely to end her career - a small back door, the Spaniard, who had only defeated the cancer at the beginning of this year, was still open.

Destinated by Nikolaus Finkzu.09.2021, 00:41 a.m.

Exactly a year ago, Carla Suarez Navarro had to struggle with completely different concerns than the outcome of a tennis match.The Hodgkin lymphoma - a malignant tumor of the lymphatic system - was diagnosed twelve months ago - a return to the court was probably not the highest priority at that time.

US Open 2021: Carla Suarez Navarro -

And yet Carla Suarez Navarro fought on 30.August 2021 in 5th place in Corona Park in New York as ever, as it was every point, but ultimately Danielle Collins proved to be too strong for the 32-year-old.But despite the 2: 6 and 4: 6 defeat, the world ranking 335 was allowed.Feel like a winner that day.

"Last year I didn't know at this time whether I could be here again or not," said Suarez Navarro.Because after her diagnosis, the Iberian underwent a six -month chemotherapy, in April the redeeming news followed: "I am healed."

"This year was a gift," said Suarez Navarro in New York, not surprisingly.Originally, the Spaniard wanted to stop after the Grand Slam tournament in Flushing Meadows, but she was still open to a small back door for another appearance: "At the end of the year there is a Fed Cup finals.I have to speak to the captain."

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