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David Goffin lost his most recent match against Mackenzie McDonald in the first round of the US Open.

Goffin Ends 2021 Season

The Belgian has struggled with injuries this year

Former World No. 7 David Goffin announced on Instagram Thursday that he will miss the rest of 2021 due to a knee injury.

“Unfortunately I won’t be able to compete again this year in 2021. It’s been a tough year with some injuries with my ankle earlier this year and my knee is bothering me for too long now,” Goffin said in a video. “So I took the decision not to play again, not to compete this year. I will take the time now for my body. It’s important to take the time to fully recover.

“I need it, my body needs it. I think those four months will be necessary to come back stronger in 2022.”

The Belgian finishes his season with a 14-15 record. Goffin lifted his fifth ATP Tour trophy in February at Montpellier, where he defeated Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in a three-set final.

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