Andrea Hlavackova, a 32-year-old Czech currently ranked No. 8 in the world in doubles, will be off the court for awhile.
Hlavackova and countrywoman Barbora Strycova played in the Tour Finals in Singapore last October. But she hasn’t yet played in 2019.
“It was definitely something we planned in our lives, though it happened quicker than we expected,” Sestini-Hlavackova said.