Tennis star and former world number 25, Jeremy Chardy, says his season is over after reactions to the vaccine that he took weeks ago.
“Since I had my vaccine (between the Olympics and the US Open), I have had a problem, I’ve had a series of struggles. Suddenly, I cannot train, I cannot play,” said Jeremy Chardy.
The world number 73 explained that he felt violent pains all over his body as soon as he made any physical effort.
“Now I have been to see two doctors, I have done some tests so I know what I have and the most important thing is to take care of myself,” said the 34-year-old.
“I prefer to take more time to take care of myself and be sure that in the future I will not have any problem rather than trying to get back on the court as quickly as possible and find myself still having health problems,” the tennis star Jeremy Chardy added.
Jeremy Chardy regrets getting vaccinated
French tennis player Jeremy Chardy recently released a statement regretting his vaccination against COVID-19.
About getting vaccinated against COVID-19, Chardy said he could not have known that “this would happen to him.” He said, “It’s the first time that the idea that the next season might be my last has crossed my mind.”
Aside from Chardy, another tennis player, Stefanos Tsitsipas, has expressed reluctance about the COVID-19 vaccine. He stated last month that the vaccines have not been thoroughly tested because they are new and have side effects.
Stefanos Tsitsipas said that he knows people who have received the vaccine, and he is not opposed to it, but he does not see any reason for someone his age to receive the vaccine at this time.
Tsitsipas added, “For us young people I think it’s good to pass the virus because we’ll build immunity. I don’t see it as something bad. As I said, it isn’t obligatory, everyone has freedom to decide for themselves what’s right & what’s not. At some point we should all do it, I’m not saying the opposite. The time will come when we will not be given many options, but until then I want to see a better version of the vaccine that gives us more pluses than minuses.”
Jeremy Chardy has ‘series of struggles now’
Per RT America:
A tennis star has admitted he does not know when he will return to the sport and fears he may have to bring forward his retirement because of health problems he says he has suffered since taking the Pfizer Covid vaccine.
World number 73 Jeremy Chardy has become the latest tennis star to speak out against vaccines after experiencing what he describes as violent, near-paralyzing pains across his body since taking the jab, warning that there is “no hindsight” once people have received the treatment.
The 34-year-old says he his priority is to “take care of myself” after seing two doctors and taking tests in a bid to deduce why he has found physical exertion so difficult since being vaccinated.
“Suddenly I cannot train, I cannot play,” the 2017 Davis Cup winner told AFP, explaining that he received the jab between this summer’s Olympics, when he was beaten by gold medalist Alex Zverev in the quarterfinals, and the US Open, when he lost in straight sets in the first round to Matteo Berrettini at the end of August.