Tennis: Suarez Navarro heads to Paris after recovering from cancer

  • Tennis
  • Wednesday, 26 May 2021

FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Wimbledon - All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain - July 8, 2019 Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro in action during her fourth round match against Serena Williams of the U.S. REUTERS/Tony O'Brien

(Reuters) - Former world number six Carla Suarez Navarro has confirmed her participation at the French Open, which starts on Sunday, a month after she said she had been cured of cancer.

The 32-year-old Spaniard said in September that she was diagnosed with early-stage Hodgkin's lymphoma and would need to go through six months of chemotherapy.

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