Menstrual cramps derail Chinese teen's French Open dream in loss to Swiatek

Chinese teenager Zheng Qinwen suffered with menstrual cramps as she lost to Poland’s Iga Swiatek in the French Open fourth round on Monday after taking a set off the world’s number one 网球 播放器.

Zheng, 19, looked on track for a major upset when she claimed the opener in a tiebreak before Swiatek took control to win 6-7(5) 6-0 6-2 for her 32nd straight victory.
Zheng said she had no pain during the opening set but took a medical time out at 3-0 down in the second, having her back massaged on court before going to the locker room and returning with her right thigh strapped.
    “是啊, the leg was also tough. That compared to the stomach was easyI cannot play my tennis, (我的) stomach was too painful,” Zheng, 排名 74 在世界上, 告诉记者.
      It’s just girls’ 东西, 你懂. The first day is always so tough and then I have to do sport and I always have so much pain in the first day. And I couldn’t go against my nature.
        I wish I can be a man on court, but I cannot in that momentI really wish I can be (一个) 人 (所以) that I don’t have to suffer from this.
        Zheng, who made her Grand Slam debut at the Australian Open this year, said she had tried her best to compete but was happy she had progressed to the second week.
          If I don’t talk about today, I’m happy with my performance (上) this run. And to play against the number one in the world, I felt I really enjoyed (它) 在球场上,” 她补充说.
            If I don’t have my stomach (疼痛) I think I could enjoy more, like to run better and to hit harder, to give more effort on court. It’s a pity that I couldn’t give what I want to give today.
            I just want (it so that) next time I play against her, 一世 (am in) perfect shape.