Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Malek diagnosed with pulmonary embolism

During the Pacific Life Open, Tatjana Malek had a muscle pain in her calf that she thought was a routine injury. However, when the began to radiate, she went to the hospital and discovered that what she had was a dangerous blood vessel blockage that could have ultimately caused cardiac arrest.

Malek was in the hospital for a week, and will be off the tour for three months. The German player is currently ranked number 99 in the world.

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