Wimbledon Star Forced To Leave Court After Suffering Knee Injury

Wimbledon Star Forced To Leave Court After Suffering Knee Injury”

The women's tour said Mattek-Sands had suffered an "acute knee injury" and had been taken to hospital.

The American, who is ranked 103 in the world, suffered a freak right knee injury after facing a horrific fall on the court during the third set of her second-round match against Sorana Cirstea. "I said, I am here, you are strong, you can do this". "These painkillers are not working", she reportedly said.

"The first response to Court 17 was within one minute, by a qualified ambulance technician", they said in a statement. I don't know how to describe it.

American Bethanie Mattek-Sands was taking on Romania's Sorana Cirstea in a second-round singles match when Mattek-Sands crumpled to the grass while trying to return a volley.

"I was anxious about, maybe, our safety, to be honest", Riske said.

The Sun reported Mattek-Sands' comments as she was taken off the field.

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She is also a Olympic gold medalist in mixed doubles following her glory at the Rio Olympics. There was hip surgery less than a week after her wedding in late 2008, a torn shoulder in 2011, a broken right big toe in 2012. You should look at the video and time how long it took.

Still clearly in pain, the 32-year-old continued to scream out: "It hurts, it hurts so much", as she was taken away on a stretcher. She was left screaming for help and in severe pain on the ground, with the position of the knee-cap suggestive of a patellar tendon rupture.

Immediately following the series of events, Mattek-Sands' friends and WTA colleagues began expressing their support on social media.

"I called for help, but no-one was coming".

The harrowing incident occurred on Court 17 on Thursday. I wished I could have done more.

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