Robin Soderling has announced he will not be playing the Australian Open 2012. Soderling has had a really tough time recovering from illness which saw him withdraw from the US Open.
On his Twitter account: “I am very sorry for being away for so long and for not giving many updates but my recovery has been longer than expected. I am feeling better with each day but it will still take some time before I can start practising in full speed. My goal is to start with practice in January and I hope for tournament comeback in February but at this stage it is hard to know when and where. I hope my body will allow me to do that. “