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Daria Saville slams her ‘cool’ WTA teammates after suffering a significant knee injury

Daria Saville, Six Sports

Injured during the 2022 Toray Pan Pacific Open, Daria Saville was upset by her colleagues’ lack of consideration for her.

Daria Saville said,

“I’m sh*tlisting some of my coworkers who literally saw me on crutches and didn’t say a word.”

After losing to former World No. 1 Naomi Osaka in the opening round, the Australian player resigned,

She ran the risk of losing time since she tore her left knee’s anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) during the exam.

Following the announcement, she wrote on social media she would be adding several of her employees to her “sh*tlist,”

For failing to meet or say hello to her when they met after she had been hurt.

“Thanks to everyone who has messaged me, it means the world. On the other hand, I’m sh*tlisting some of my colleagues who literally saw me today on crutches in Tokyo and didn’t say a word. It cannot be hard to be a nice person,”

Daria Saville stated.

She seemed depressed and expressed reservations about returning to the circuit following such therapy.

“Just makes sad and makes me not wanna go through it all again to make a comeback on the tour and spend most of the time and seeing these people,”

She said.

Nevertheless, she acknowledged that some athletes had greeted her and shown them some respect.

“And colleges that did take a second from their busy lives waiting for their practice or match to say something. You’re in good list. I love u,” she said.

Major injuries have plagued Saville’s career, and the 28-year-old has previously had major knee surgery for an ACL tear in 2013.

A hurry to Daria Saville from Naomi

Saville and Osaka had only been playing for 14 minutes only when the Australian sustained a catastrophic knee injury.

Osaka hurried over to the other side of the court as soon as she realized what had occurred.

“Then I got really scared because I felt like as athletes we have a pretty high pain tolerance. It seemed really bad,”

the Japanese said.

The Japanese professional initially believed that her opponent was unhappy with her misstep before understanding the seriousness of the circumstance.

“I thought that she [Daria Saville] was just yelling because she thought her forehand was out, then I realized that she was yelling because she was in pain,”

she added.

The Japanese reached for a towel to wrap Saville, who was yelling “my knee” and in pain. Unfortunately, Saville will have to take yet another extended injury break.

Saville recovered from an Achilles injury in time for the 2022 season to begin,

She, who began the year with a ranking way outside the top 500, has since climbed back into the top 100. Saville had a successful season up until she hurt her knee severely.

She is now expected to miss more time and will have to begin all over again when she returns to court.

Saville might not play until this point in the 2023 season because an ACL tear typically requires more recovery time.

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