Between the Australian Open and the tournament in San Jose, Collins had an inkling that something might be wrong. She saw her family doctor to consider whether her recurring joint pain was more than a sports injury. In San Jose, her joint pain was more intense than ever, and accompanied by new symptoms: the redness and puffiness.
Collins (hip) will play the US Open, freelance tennis writer Michal Samulski reports. ANALYSIS. Collins suffered a left hip injury in Cincinnati last week but took the past couple weeks off and appears ready for the year's final major. She's already won two titles in 2021 (San Jose and Palermo) but will just be hoping to escape the first round of the US Open, which is something she's only done once in five previous attempts throughout her career.
Quarterback Deshaun Watson (not injury related) and defensive tackle Jaleel Johnson (back) were also non-participants. Rookie receiver Nico Collins was added to the report with a foot injury, and was limited. Center Justin Britt (knee) was limited. Receiver Chris Conley (neck) was limited for the second straight day.
The World #50 last played a competitive match in Miami in March. Collins is also only eight weeks post operation to treat the crippling endometriosis she has suffered with since graduating college in 2016. Endometriosis affects only women–it is a long-term condition where tissue similar to the lining of the womb grows in other places, such as the ovaries and fallopian tubes.
Collins, who beat top-ranked Ash Barty on Wednesday in the second round, appeared to wince in pain during her service action in the final point before retiring.
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