Japanese tennis expert Kei Nishikori has experienced a medical procedure on his right elbow following which he won't partake in any competition this season. The 29-year-old, who turned star in 2007, said following May's French Open he had swelling and liquid in the elbow and affirmed that he would get medical procedure to address the issue. He experienced medical procedure at a clinic in Tokyo.
As of now positioned eighth on the planet, the Shimane Prefecture-born star, will start post medical procedure recover, as indicated by his administration organization.
It said he would probably come back to full practice in the earlier part of December, with an aim for him to come back to the pro circuit next season. In spite of Nishikori planning to play at one of the indoor rivalries in Europe ahead of November's Association of Tennis Professionals Tour (ATP) Finals, he said that the torment in his elbow was hampering his performance.
Nishikori, the only male Japanese tennis player to be positioned inside the best 5 in singles, got notification from his primary care physicians that he would not have the option to swing a racket for a month.
In the wake of withdrawing from the US Open in August in the third round, Nishikori, who beat Rafael Nadal to win the bronze decoration at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, reported in a Twitter post that he will go separate ways with long-term coach Dante Bottini. Nishikori, who added Michael Chang to his training staff in 2014, didn't declare any adjustments in this partnership.
In his time away from tour, he has missed playing the Rakuten Japan Open in Tokyo and the Shanghai Masters in China.
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