While Caroline Wozniacki played himself on to the second round of the Australian Open, then it went worse for the German star Andrea Petkovic, who had to retire from his first round match against Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu.
After having won the first set 7-6, then it went wrong, when she was behind 3-4 and 30-40 in the second set. The German lost sudden control of the body and collapsed on the track.
- I was completely gone. It was as if I found myself in a fantasy world, says Petkovic, according to Aftonbladet.
- I could barely sit up, and yet I would continue to play. I thought it should go, but the doctors stopped me, and of course that was the right decision. I was completely pale in the face, says Petkovic.
Not sure what happened, but Andrea Petkovic is down. They're taking her pulse and blood pressure. #AusOpen pic.twitter.com/Y9TSt6XazC— Ben Rothenberg (@BenRothenberg) 14. January 2019
the German has worn out with disease up to the tournament and threw a few kilos in a few days, and the more than 30 degrees and 80% humidity was more than she could handle.
Friday, could she only have to work out 12 minutes in the heat, on Sunday he could work out in 29 minutes, and Monday could she so not a whole match, and was led by the doctors to the locker room.
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Petkovic is still in doubleturneringen, where she now has asked the organizers to make the fight as late as possible, so she can reach to recover completely.
the 31-year-old Petkovic has won six WTA titles in their career and have the quarter-final as his best result in both the Australian Open and the US Open, while she was in the French Open have been quite in the semifinals.
At its peak, she was promoted as number nine in the world, while now she has dropped down to number 61. In april last year, she noted with an unexpected sex-detection.
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