On Friday, Iga Swiatek decides to withdraw from Bad Homburg Open. Iga Swiatek made this decision because of a “fever and possible food poisoning.” Both Iga Swiatek and the tournament confirm this news.
In her statement, Iga Swiatek said: “I’m so sorry but I have to pull out of my match today. I had a restless night because of some fever and possible food poisoning. I’m not able to perform today and I need to take care of myself. I hope I’ll be fine soon. Your support in Bad Homburg was amazing, thank you.”
Iga Swiatek played well in Bad Homburg Open. She reaches her first grass-court semifinal after defeating Tatjana Maria and No.9 seed Anna Blinkova. Iga Swiatek win French Open earlier this month. And currently, she has a 10-match winning streak.
Iga Swiatek was scheduled to play No.65-ranked Bronzetti in the semifinal of the Bad Homburg Open. But after her withdrawal, Bronzetti reaches the final of the Homburg Open. It is Bronzetti’s second final in 2023, and first of her career on grass.
Now the Wimbledon draw also comes out. And in her first-round match in Wimbledon, Iga Swiatek will play against Zhu Lin.
Tennis Fans Reactions on social media
“Get well soon Iga!” one fan wrote.
“So sorry to hear you’re not well.😥 Take care of yourself Iga” another fan wrote.
“Just say that I want to rest for Wimbledon that’s all,” another wrote.
“I was so lucky to watch your game in Bad Homburg yesterday 🥺 Wish you a speedy recovery and all the best in Wimbledon!” another fan wrote on Twitter.
“get well soon iga, can’t wait to see you at Wimbledon,” another fan said.
“Take care so much please and I hope you recover soon. See you at Wimbledon !! Greetings Queen” another fan said on Twitter.
“Wishing you a speedy recovery Iga 🙏. It was such a pleasure watching you in Bad Homburg 💚.” another person wrote.
“No problem Iga, Rest Well and we are waiting for you for Wimbledon,” another said.