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Carla diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma

The Spanish tennis player Carla Suárez has announced through her social media platforms that she has been diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer that affects the lymphatic system, and she need to go through six months of chemotherapy.

The considerable signs of fatigue in the last two months and the slow recovery after training sessions made her to undergo a medical follow-up that finally detected this illness.

The Canary player was preparing the return to the WTA Tour and she was very excited to enjoy the last months of her career. Carla was going to play the WTA Cincinnati and the US Open in New York, and later she would return to Europe to participate in the clay court tournaments in Rome and Roland Garros in Paris.

Despite suffering this hard blow, Carla, who received support of many players as her Spanish team mate Garbiñe Muguruza or Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic, is very strong and optimistic and explained her main objective now is to recovery. There is no doubt that listening to Carla, a big fighter, she will win the toughest match of his career. Strength and courage!