Dolgopolov had surgery and prematurely ended the season

Долгополов перенес операцию и досрочно завершил сезон

The strongest tennis player Oleksandr Dolgopolov due to injury of the brush in 2018 for the court will not return.

On his page on “Instagram” Dolgopolov confirmed that this season will not play. From Kiev successfully underwent surgery on the wrist and his return to the ATP tour will not take place before 2019.

“As you probably noticed, I played a lot of tennis this year. Since January I have had problems with the brush, which we tried to cure all the forces without surgery.

Unfortunately, we failed and had to resort to the help of doctors. The operation was a success, we hope for a speedy recovery. On the court, you will be able to see me no earlier than 2019, I’ll keep you informed,” wrote Dolgopolov.

Extended downtime will have a significant impact on the ranking position Dolgopolov. In September, Alexander may lose the status of the first racket of Ukraine, and his departure from the top 100 will occur after the U.S. Open.

In 2018 Alexander Dolgopolov has played just 10 matches, scoring 5 wins. The best result of Ukrainian was made the quarterfinals at the tournament in Brisbane.

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