The discussion came after her first-round loss at Wimbledon to eighth seed Elina Svitolina.

"I'm not in a good headspace right now," Gavrilova told AAP.

It's not the first time Gavrilova has opened up about her mental struggles.

Ahead of the Brisbane International last December, the 25-year-old spoke about her struggles on court throughout the 2018 season.

The former junior world No.1 is set to slide down the rankings after her 11th first-round defeat of an injury-ravaged season.

Gavrilova has been battling debilitating plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis with a sabbatical a solution to help combat both physical and mental battles.

"It's a tough decision to make and it's a bit scary at the same time," she said.

"I would feel a bit guilty doing that, for some reason, but I think it could be the decision I have to make probably because my wellbeing comes first before trying to be a good tennis player.

"I just have to break the cycle.

"I've been having days when I'm super motivated and I'm up and about and days where I'm like 'I'm struggling'."