Britain’s Katie Boulter out of Roland Garros but set to earn £20,000

Katie Boulter

English number three Katie Boulter will get £20,000 subsequent to going to Paris to pull back from the French Open – in spite of prior signs, she would not play due to back damage.

The 22-year-old’s name shockingly showed up in Thursday’s draw at Roland Garros.

“I was all the while planning to get an opportunity of contending yet specialists have prompted me not to go out on a limb,” she said.

Boulter has not played since England’s Sustained Container prevail upon Kazakhstan in April.

In any case, she was attracted to play Croatian 23rd seed Donna Vekic in Paris.

First-round prize cash at Roland Garros is 46,000 euros (£40,640) however by pulling back nearby before the beginning of the fundamental draw, a player is qualified for half of that, with the other half set off to the substitution player.

The standard was presented toward the beginning of 2018 to urge unfit players to clear path for another person.

Prior on Thursday Boulter, the world number 112, had posted a video of herself doing sit-ups at the National Tennis Center in Roehampton.

Boulter’s leave leaves Johanna Konta, seeded 26th, as the main English lady with direct passage to the fundamental draw, despite the fact that Katie Swan is planning to join her by winning her last passing match on Friday.

Kyle Edmund, Cameron Norrie, and Dan Evans are all in the men’s singles.

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