Victoria Duval said today that she has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma and will leave the tour for a while to undergo treatment. Duval learned of her diagnosis after she had won her first Wimbledon qualifying round. She went on to win two more qualifying rounds and also her first round main draw match against Sorana Cirstea. She lost in the second round to Belinda Bencic.
Alisa Kleybanova of Russia, who was treated for stage 2 Hodgkin's lymphona, has made a productive return to the tour. Duval's cancer was detected at a very early stage and she is expected to make a full recovery soon.