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“It can be very draining and isolating”: Amanda Anisimova opens up on ‘constant cycle’ of tour life amid return following hiatus

"It can be very draining and isolating": Amanda Anisimova opens up on 'constant cycle' of tour life amid return following hiatus

Amanda Anisimova will make her surprising return to WTA action just after New Years Day when she faces Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at the ASB Classic in…

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Amanda Anisimova will make her surprising return to WTA action just after New Years Day when she faces Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at the ASB Classic in Auckland in one of the main ties of the opening round and the clash of Day One.

Surprising given that Anisimova had seemingly left tennis behind for the time being with the former two time WTA titlist, and French Open semi-finalist deciding to take a break due to mental health, burnout and fatigue and became one of the first players to do so. Garbine Muguruza has been another example who has not yet returned to action. Amanda Anisimova on why life on tour can become overwhelming & isolating for players:

“I think a lot of people who follow us on social media or watch tennis casually, they don’t really understand it fully. I don’t think anyone does unless you’re in it, just how overwhelming &… pic.twitter.com/60Qxgbzh0W — The Tennis Letter (@TheTennisLetter) December 31, 2023 WTA Tour ‘very draining and isolating’ – Anisimova

Since then Anisimova has began a university degree being only 22 and was seemingly set for a prolonged break from the tour, but the American delighted fans when she was confirmed in Entry Lists during the Australian Summer swing and will play in New Zealand to start off with. Also read

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Speaking in an interview for the WTA, Anisimova opened up about tour life […]

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