Alexander Zverev ‘to overlook Wimbledon’ as timeline for French Open horror damage emerges | Tennis | Sport

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Zverev was set to be the highest seed at Wimbledon as he’ll rise to a career-high world No 2 subsequent Monday, sitting behind Daniil Medvedev who will return to the highest spot. And with Russians banned from The Championships this yr, the second-ranked German was in pole place to be the highest seed at a Main for the primary time in his profession.Nevertheless it seems the 25-year-old gained’t be capable to recuperate in time for the grass-court Grand Slam, as an early timeline for his comeback printed by L’Equipe claims Zverev might be out of motion for six to eight weeks, that means he’ll miss Wimbledon.The present world No 3 is reportedly hoping to be again in August forward of the US Open, the place he may get some warm-up tournaments underneath his belt on the Masters 1000 occasions in Canada and Cincinnati. Zverev has already withdrawn from one of many grass-court warm-up occasions in his residence nation subsequent week on account of his damage.JUST IN: Britain to host Billie Jean King Cup Finals after Raducanu glory

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