Tennis - Former world no. 25 Jarmila Gajdosova is the latest tennis player to fall prey to mononucleosis. Gajdosova announced on the micro-blogging site Twitter that she has been diagnosed with the virus, which is also known as glandular fever.
Gajdosova commented on Twitter, “As you all know I been struggling last few months and had to take time off for a while. I wasn’t sure what was going on but today I did find out. Doctors said I have mononucleosis so my return to the courts at this is indefinite.
I will be back when I feel healthy and ready! I will still write and stay in touch on how I am going … thank you all for your support and understanding and standing by me thru this tough times!!” The Australian is currently ranked no.
208 in the world and has not won a match since February. Gajdosova is the latest player to fall prey to the disease. British teen Heather Watson announced last month that she was also suffering from the illness. Robin Soderling has been battling the disease for the past two years and has yet been unable to return to the sport .