Still not 100% recovered from the injury to her foot, American tennis player Sofia Kenin (4th) confirmed this week that she will not play the WTA 1000 in Cincinnati and will take another week off to arrive in top condition at the US Open.
The one born in Moscow, Russia, 22 years ago, champion of the Australian Open in 2020 and who has not competed since Wimbledon, a tournament in which she succumbed in the second round to her compatriot Madison Brengle, said that, despite evolving favorably, a few extra days gave her They will do a great job to make sure you play the North American Grand Slam. Previously, he had announced his withdrawal from the Tokyo Olympics and the respective competitions in San José and Montreal.
In this way, Kenin adheres to that of the experienced Williams sisters, Serena (20th) and Venus (112th), former leaders of the world ranking and who accumulate 122 singles titles between them. “Unfortunately I will not play the tournament next week, because I am still recovering from the injury I suffered to my leg at Wimbledon. I will miss all the fans, whom I want to see every summer. I hope to return to the courts soon,” said the minor, 39 years old.