1

Iron Woman Mattek-Sands

American tennis star Bethanie Mattek-Sands underwent hip surgery and is eager to get back on court. Tennis.com caught up with her to discuss her rehab plan and more.

Published May 01, 2014 12:10

Iron Woman Mattek-Sands
Bethanie Mattek-Sands

While many WTA stars are in Europe preparing for the Mutua Madrid Open, Bethanie Mattek-Sands is back in New York recovering from left hip surgery. Mattek-Sands had the procedure performed under the watchful eyes of the physicians from the New York Hospital for Special Surgery.

Mattek-Sands has been riddled with injuries over the past few seasons. She's had two hip surgeries now, a severe shoulder injury, a broken foot, and knee surgery.

"A lot of players by this point might have folded up and said, 'I'm not doing this,'" said Mattek-Sands' husband Justin.

Mattek-Sands plans on returning to her home in Phoenix, Arizona, for rehab and hopes she can be back on tour this fall.

Read the full interview here

Share this page!

Related news

  • Hodgkinson: Best Slam Matches Part 3

    September 17, 2014
    Throughout the week, wtatennis.com contributor Mark Hodgkinson will dig into the five best Grand Slam matches of the season. Today, a memorable French Open semifinal clash...
  • Venus Goes Curling In Québec City

    September 11, 2014
    The night before, she said she wanted to go curling - and less than 24 hours later Venus Williams was sliding curling stones and sweeping like a pro. See the pics here.
  • Serena Wins Historic 18th Major

    September 07, 2014
    Serena Williams has tied Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova for second-most Grand Slam titles in the Open Era - she's also earned the biggest payout in tennis history.
To The Top
3