Canadian Bianca Andres will miss this week’s Champions Trophy and return to action at the Australian Open instead.
At the Grand Slam band event, Andreas is scheduled to return to court for the first time in 15 months, before the WTA announced Monday, in Mississauga, Ont.
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The 20-year-old, who last played in the WTA final in October 2019 before a knee injury, had a first-round bag as the No. 1 seed in the Champions Trophy and would have returned against the long-awaited second round match between American Sloane Stephens and fellow Canadian Lela Annie Fernandez. The winner of the competition.
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The Australian Open is scheduled to start on February 8.
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“Following the isolation of the last two weeks, it is very good to finally come to court. After discussing this with my team, we decided to focus on training for the Australian Open this week and not miss the Crombians,” he said in a statement.
“Thank you so much to Dennis Australia and the WTA for giving us all these choices. You can see them all at the Australian Open.”
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