Emma Raducanu was forced to withdraw from her last 16 match at Wimbledon due to breathing difficulties.
The 18-year-old’s remarkable run at SW19 came to an end on Monday night when she retired from her tie against Ajla Tomljanovic.
Raducanu was trailing 3-0 in the second set having dropped the opener before calling for her trainer.
She left the court for further treatment but shortly after it was confirmed she would not be returning.
Raducanu missed her post-match media conference with ‘difficulty breathing’ given as the official reason for her withdrawal by Wimbledon officials.
John McEnroe earlier came under fire for claiming the occasion was ‘too much’ for the 18-year-old Brit.
He told BBC Sport: ‘It’s a shame. I feel bad for Emma. It appears like it just got too much which is understandable.
‘It makes you look at the guys and girls who have been around for so long and wonder how they handle it. Hopefully she will learn from this experience.
‘Maybe it’s not a shame this has happened right now when she is 18. I played this tournament at 18 and in a way I was happy I lost.
‘I was able to understand what it would take to make it. Allow her to take some deep breaths and maybe get some wildcards.’
Tomljanovic meanwhile will face fellow Australian Ashleigh Barty in the quarter-finals.
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