Matteo Berrettini won't compete on home soil between May 8-21, 2023 at Internazionali BNL d'Italia Rome with his injury recovery not yet complete.
Taking to his Instagram, he spoke of his sadness of letting the Italian fans down in not playing his home tournament.
Pulling out of Monte-Carlo in the latter stages with an abdominal injury, he then withdrew from Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell and Madrid Open and now won't play another warm-up before Roland Garros.
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"I have been holding on to the hope of being able to compete in Rome, a tournament that means so much to me and where all my dreams started," said Berrettini.
"However my latest scan results show I still need at least a week before I can start training physically again. Withdrawing from and missing the Rome event is so so difficult and that is all because of the Italian fans. Your support means everything and I can't wait to be back competing in front of you again soon."