Main content

Heather Watson out in first round of Australian Open

British number one Heather Watson lost in the first round of the 2015 Australian Open Tennis Championships after feeling light-headed and requiring treatment from the doctor.

Watson, whose ranking plummeted after a bout of glandular fever in 2013, lost 6-4 6-0 to Tsvetana Pironkova.

The 22-year-old was confident it was not a return of glandular fever but said she often struggled for energy.

"I felt very light-headed and low on energy - it's a shame that it's today," Watson told BBC's tennis correspondent Russell Fuller.

"I get it sometimes. I'm going to go and see the doctor afterwards and see if there's anything I can do to help with times like these in the future."

"I think it's just one of these things that I have, girl things. It just happens."

This clip is originally from 5 live Breakfast on Tuesday 20 January 2015.

Release date:

Duration:

43 seconds

This clip is from

Featured in...