The satisfaction for Simona halep. The Romanian, who came from winning after 100 days, failed to perform in Cincinnati’s third round.
This Tuesday, she had defeated the Polish Magda Linette 6-4, 3-6 and 6-1 in the first round of the American WTA 1000, in what was her first joy in three and a half months. Her last triumph dated from May 2 when she had surpassed the Chinese Zheng in the WTA 1000 in Madrid.
However, averaging the second set, the Romanian, today No. 13 in the world, had to request medical assistance for a pain in the adductor of the right leg and left sequelae: already this Wednesday she decided not to return to the court against Jessica Pegula ( N ° 30 WTA).
“Unfortunately, a study this morning showed that I have a small tear in my right adductor and therefore it would be too risky for me to play tonight. I’ll rest and do everything I can to get ready for him US Open“, confirmed in social networks.