No Bercy or Davis Cup in Madrid … Injured in the right elbow, Lucas Pouille decided to end his season in 2019. The No. 2 French consulted several specialists who advised him to rest to ensure total recovery.
"I'm obviously sad not to be able to compete in the last tournaments of the year, and in particular to miss the Rolex Paris Masters at home," said the North. But it would not have been reasonable to continue under these conditions. I will now focus on the care to be done, to start in 2020 on the best possible basis. "
After a resounding start to the Australian Open (semi-final against Djokovic) to celebrate its nascent partnership with the Mauresmo-Courteau duo, the former No. 1 tricolor had a difficult season.
"This year on the courts after the beautiful fortnight of Melbourne has sometimes been trying, but it is in these moments too that we learn," continues the 25-year-old tennis player. It's up to me to come back stronger in 2020. A big thank you for the support I received this year, hoping you'll all be in great shape next season. "