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ATP: Tired, Chardy stops his season

ByRoborto Sykes

Oct 27, 2020
Jérémy Chardy is already turning the page on 2020. While the season is not over and it remains in particular to play the Masters 1000 of Bercy, which he had not missed since 2016, the Palois looks forward to next year. This weekend, on his Instagram account, the 33-year-old French player let it be known that he was going to stop there for this season. “2020 is a really difficult year for everyone. Since the season started again, I really didn’t enjoy being on the tour and playing so I decided to end my season early. I hope to be ready to participate again in 2021. Stay safe and healthy, ”posted on the social network the recent dad of a little Stone, without this announcement being really a surprise. After his further elimination in the first round, last month at Roland Garros, Chardy, almost disgusted, had thus expressed his weariness and his frustration, both obviously deep, to practice his sport in these conditions, moreover far from his relatives.

Chardy: “There, it really becomes a job …”

“For me, it’s really difficult this period. I couldn’t see my family any more, it was even more difficult. They came here, it has been over a month since I last saw them. It’s difficult for me. Usually I love to play tennis, I love to be in tournament. There, it really becomes a job. I find it difficult to train, I do not take pleasure at all on the court in training, in a match, ”lamented the former world number 25 today 72nd only after a year 2020 which saw him win only … two games (for five defeats), if we do not take into account his victory in the first round of qualifying in Rome. At the time, Chardy was still wondering what to do with his season. He finally made up his mind. Without having to rack your brains.