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Doctors have ordered Heather Watson, the British women's No2, to rest, after she was diagnosed as suffering from glandular fever.

The Lawn Tennis Association did not say how long a full recovery may take, although blood tests indicated that the player is at the tail-end of the illness.

She said: "I have been struggling with both training and playing matches and felt so tired and exhausted for months, but now that the doctors have found the cause of this, it explains everything that has been happening to me physically and mentally. I am actually relieved to know what is wrong so that I can get myself on the mend. "I hope to recover as soon as possible by resting my body and getting lots of sleep."

Watson said she already felt better from being at home for a week and is looking forward to getting back on the tour.

Iain Bates, LTA Head of Women's Tennis, said: "First of all, get well soon, Heather, from the whole team. We all know she'll bounce back better than ever. Heather's focus will be on her recovery, and we will do whatever we can to support Heather and help that process." .
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Would explain a lot about her recent problems.

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Would really explain that bizarre interview she gave to the BBC saying she felt burnt out. I hope she gets well soon!
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Poor Hev get well soon

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This was just announced on Radio 1 during their Newsbeat

I mean, I know it's serious, but is it really radio-worthy?
Anyway get better gurl
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Get well soon Hev
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"I had to do some blood tests after Miami and the results have shown that I have traces of Glandular Fever (mono) in my system. There is no prescription for this other than complete rest but the good news is that the doctors have told me I am on the tail end of the fever. This means I have been trying to compete through the symtoms for some time. [..] I already feel better from being at home for a week, and am looking forward to getting back on Tour soon!"


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"Doctors have ordered Heather Watson, the British women's No2, to rest, after she was diagnosed as suffering from glandular fever."

Whoever wrote this should just be sacked

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Get well soon, Heather!
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Hoping for a speedy recovery.
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Would really explain that bizarre interview she gave to the BBC saying she felt burnt out. I hope she gets well soon!
Exactly. That whole thing just didn't feel right. Hope some of the people who put shit on her then are big enough to eat their words now.

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"Doctors have ordered Heather Watson, the British women's No2, to rest, after she was diagnosed as suffering from glandular fever."

Whoever wrote this should just be sacked
What's wrong with it? Robson is the #1 now.


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What's wrong with it? Robson is the #1 now.
Go and have a look at the rankings. Thanks.

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Glandular fever and mono are the same? If so, this is hard to believe. If she had Mono, she likely wouldn't be able to even compete or practice at all because the illness is that debilitating.

I had it in January and am just now allowed to start working out again. Her spleen would have ruptured with the amount of running and other things she was doing...

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"Doctors have ordered Heather Watson, the British women's No2, to rest, after she was diagnosed as suffering from glandular fever."

Whoever wrote this should just be sacked
I'll let them off saying as it will be correct next Monday.
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yikes take it easy and DON'T hurry back

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