Carla Suárez, during a recent training session. / @CARLASUAREZNAVA
Seven months after announcing that she was suffering from cancer, Carla Suárez takes up the racket again and rallies on the training courts. The 32-year-old tennis player from the Canary Islands transmitted through social networks that she feels "very encouraged" to be a little closer to her goal, which is none other than to return to the competition before putting the final touch on her career .
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Smiling, on the sand and with a racket bag, Suárez was seen again on the track after last September 1 he announced that he suffered from Hodgkin's lymphoma , a guy cancer that affects the immune system. The Canarian, a native of Las Palmas, underwent chemotherapy until January and on the 25th of that month she received the last session.
Meanwhile, throughout the process she has been exercising with the hope of officially returning to the competition, before sealing her career after 17 seasons as a professional and being a mother. To the weights and other series of toning exercises that he carries out in Barcelona, he now adds work on the track. This has been transmitted through an image that accompanies with a message of gratitude for the numerous expressions of support.
"I have not felt fear with cancer," he commented in an interview with EL PAÍS in December , when he also stated that his intention It was to progressively reappear and, if possible, overcome the Olympic cut on June 7 and close his tennis stage at the Tokyo Games. "They are the light at the end of the tunnel," he explained then. Thanks to the protected ranking, Suárez is currently the 68th in the WTA and, for now, she is resuming the training routine.
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