Nick Kyrgios announced on Instagram Stories Monday evening that he has been suffering from a left knee complaint and is flying home to Australia to receive treatment in the hopes of being 100 per cent for the Australian Open.
“Over the past couple months I haven’t been 100 per cent healthy. I’ve been dealing with left knee patella tendinopathy and continuing to play without treating it can lead to further pain and greater setbacks,” Kyrgios wrote. “I’ve chosen to fly back to Australia to reassess and am planning to get PRP treatment to settle down and rehab my knee.
“I’m disappointed it has kept me from playing my best tennis and hopefully with everything going smoothly I’ll be back to 100 per cent by the Australian Open. All love.”