Casualties accumulate on the American tour and this time due to injury. This time it was Garbiñe Muguruza who confirmed that she will not be in New York to play the WTA in Cincinnati … although she does hope to arrive for the US Open.
“Following the recommendation of my medical team, I have decided to withdraw from the Cincinnati tournament due to discomfort in my left ankle. I hope to continue evolving well and to be able to arrive in conditions to compete in the US Open. I am looking forward to returning to competition and doing it in New York. I know that both the WTA and the USTA are making a great effort to make it possible for us to play again and I will work hard to be there a lot, “he said on social media.
“The Spanish born in Caracas, No. 16 in the world and who this year was a finalist in the Australian Open, has not competed since she was eliminated on February 27 in the quarterfinals of the Doha tournament by the Australian and number one of the world Ashleigh Barty 6-1, 6-7 (3) and 6-2.