Borna Coric undergoes shoulder surgery

Croatian player Borna Coric underwent a shoulder surgery on Wednesday

Borna Coric underwent surgery on Wednesday

Borna Coric announced on Wednesday that he underwent surgery on his right shoulder on Tuesday.

“I have been dealing with shoulder pain for some time now and despite trying a whole range of recovery techniques, it was clear a more permanent solution was needed,” Coric wrote.

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“After talking to leading doctors together with my team, I decided the best option was to have surgery.”

Coric had the surgery at the Hospital For Special Surgery’s Sports Medicine Institute in New York.

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“The operation went extremely well, I am very thankful to the HSS Sports Medicine Institute team and especially doctor David Altchek,” Coric wrote.

“Now it is time to recover and work hard to be back on court soon 💪🏻. Thank you for all the support as always.”

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The former World No. 12 last competed in Rotterdam this March. Coric also played the Murray River Open and the Australian Open this year, tallying a 6-3 record in those three tournaments.