Amanda Anisimova has announced that she is taking a break from her career to protect her mental health, which she has been struggling with recently. The American last competed in the first round of the Mutua Madrid Open.
Surprising news in the world of tennis, and it is that one of the great promises of the women’s circuit, like the American Amanda Anisimova, has announced that she decided to take a break, a break from tennis, to fully dedicate herself to regaining her sanity. The 21-year-old explained his situation and what will happen to him via an Instagram post, with no estimated dates for a possible return to the court.
«Hey guys. I guess I had to do a post about what’s going on with me and my plans. I have really suffered from my mental health and work burnout since summer 2022. Tennis tournaments have become unbearable for me.. At this point, my priority is my mental well-being and a moment’s rest. I have worked as hard as possible to get through this. I will miss being there and appreciate all the continued support.»
Anisimova’s career highlights
The American was always seen as promising to be one of the best in the world, which he has failed to achieve so far. Still, Anisimova had many successes during her short career. Amanda got two WTA titles to datein Bogotá 2019 and Melbourne 2022, in addition to winning on the ITF circuit in 2017 when he won the US Open Junior title, defeating Coco Gauff in the final.
In 2019, he achieved his best ranking of 21st, and in 2019 he achieved his best year on the track. In addition to this debut at the WTA Awards in Colombia, Anisimova achieved Roland Garros semifinals that year beating names like Sabalenka or Halep along the way before falling to Barty.