Louisa Stefani Operates Right Knee in Chicago

Louisa Stefani Operates Right Knee in Chicago

World number 13 in tennis doubles Luisa Stefani of Sao Paulo underwent surgery on her right knee this Monday (27) to rebuild her anterior cruciate ligament. The procedure took place in Chicago (United States).

A Brazilian athlete’s knee ligament ruptured in the US Open semi-final match. On this occasion, on September 10, Stephanie, along with Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada, competed for tie break Of earlier set The Americans against Corey Gough and Katherine McNeely. With an injury the athlete from So Paulo reached the North American final.

The person responsible for the procedure was Dr. Jorge Chahla, who has operated on Juan Martin del Potro. According to the doctor, the operation was considered successful and without any complications.

“The surgery was successful, everything worked out. Knee stable and ready for correction. I really liked the team and I’ve already started doing physical therapy”, Luisa said through her press office.

The tennis player has already been discharged and will undergo two weeks of physical therapy in Chicago. Recovery will take place at Saddlebrook Academy in Tampa, Florida.

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