The press release fell this Saturday afternoon: “Amélie Mauresmo and Lucas Pouille have decided not to continue the road together next season, can we read. The global Covid-19 situation and what it imposes as protocols on the tennis world no longer allow Amélie to manage both her family life and her commitment to Lucas. After two years of collaboration, a new page will therefore have to open for Lucas Pouille. Lucas would like to thank Amélie for everything she has given him and will keep valuable lessons from it ”.
Disrupted for many months by pain in his right elbow, Lucas Pouille, 26, was forced into the operation last July. The Northerner, semi-finalist of the Australian Open in 2019, is now ranked 69th in the world after missing the US Open and Roland Garros. His only appearance in competition this year was in March at the Indian Wells Challenger tournament in the United States, where he lost as soon as he entered the fray.
Tested positive for Covid
“Lucas is continuing training at the moment, very satisfied with the way his right elbow responds,” said his entourage in the same press release. He is taking the time necessary to return to competition 100%. He will play one or two tournaments before the end of the season, before flying to Australia in December. By then, he will also have reconstituted his team. “
In the process, the Pouille clan published a second press release this Saturday announcing its positive test for Covid-19. The player is therefore in solitary confinement for a period of seven days. A new test will be performed at the end of this period.
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