The long season forces the longest-running tennis players to shorten court times and lengthen rest times. Strenuous physically and mentally, 2021 will no longer have Petra Kvitova after Indian Wells.
The quarantines and restrictions due to the coronavirus added to important absences confirmed in the last tournaments of the year, as will happen soon in the Finals of the Billie Jean King Cup or the WTA in Guadalajara.
The Czech, in position 11 of the world ranking, He didn’t have one of those years to uncork. He felt the weariness and exhaustion of the year. He won only one title (Doha) and in the Grand Slams his best result was just a third round at the US Open.