Wozniacki: 'do not Want to use it as an excuse'

Caroline Wozniacki will not turn out. "I feel like I can handle everything. I have won some of my biggest wins with this disorder," she says. How to tell

Wozniacki: 'do not Want to use it as an excuse'

Caroline Wozniacki will not turn out.

"I feel like I can handle everything. I have won some of my biggest wins with this disorder," she says.

How to tell the soon-to-former tennis player in an interview with People where she she puts words on how it is to live with leddegigtsygdommen rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

"I have never wanted to use it as an excuse for anything," she says in the interview.

It was during the summer of 2018, that Caroline Wozniacki was aware of his illness. Here woke she up for a battle of the 3.5 hour duration, where she could not get out of bed. 'So I knew there was something wrong,' as she notes in the interview.

Tennisspilleren visited one doctor after another, but no one could figure out what was wrong. After a multitude of consultations and blood tests was the diagnosis finally fixed: Rheumatoid arthritis.

"It was a bit of a shock, but at the same time I was happy to find out what was wrong, so I could start to make an effort get to get better," says Caroline Wozniacki:

"I never thought that I - a professional athlete - could get RA. I had never considered that a healthy and strong athlete could suffer from such a thing."

at the same time, however, it is up to her, that she had suffered from the disease for some time - also when she earlier in 2018 won his first Grand Slam, the Australian Open.

Caroline Wozniacki announced in early december that she would quit the career after next year's edition of the same tournament in January/February.

Then she will dedicate its energies to volunteer work to spread the knowledge of rheumatoid arthritis.

"Young woman might think just that they are a little down, or has worked too much, and because the symptoms come and go, thinking they might also 'keg has it better, I do not take to the doctor'. Therefore gennemsnitstuden from the first symptoms to diagnosis is seven years," says Caroline Wozniacki, who will show that 'everything is possible', even if one has the disease.

Updated Date: 20 December 2019, 21:00

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