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SportSerena Williams pulls out of Cincinnati due to back injury

04:16  14 august  2019
04:16  14 august  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

Andreescu wins Rogers Cup after Serena retires with back injury

Andreescu wins Rogers Cup after Serena retires with back injury It wasn't the type of victory she would have expected, but Bianca Andreescu won the Rogers Cup in Toronto on Sunday after Serena Williams was forced to retire due to an upper back injury. The surging teenager is the first Canadian woman to capture the Rogers Cup since Faye Urban accomplished the feat in 1969. The match ended after less than 20 minutes with Andreescu leading 3-1 in the first set. The 19-year-old, who herself overcame a troublesome shoulder injury to appear in her hometown tournament, embraced the 23-time Grand Slam champion upon Williams' withdrawal. Unfortunately @serenawilliams has had to retire from the @RogersCup final.

Serena Williams pulled out of her much anticipated match against Maria Sharapova at the French Open due to a pectoral injury , while Rafael Nadal "The fact that I physically can't serve at all is a good indication that maybe I should just go back to the drawing board and stay positive and try to get

Serena Williams withdrew from the Cincinnati Open with a sore toe and described it as 'a blessing in disguise' on the eve of the US Open. The Guardian - Back to home. Asked if this injury was a complication of the cut to her foot she suffered after the 2010 Wimbledon tournament, an injury that

Serena Williams withdrew from the Western & Southern Open ahead of her opening match due to the back injury she suffered in Toronto.

Serena Williams pulls out of Cincinnati due to back injury© Getty Images American Serena Williams

Williams, 37, was due to face Zarina Diyas in Cincinnati on Tuesday, but pulled out as she continues to struggle with her back.

The 23-time grand slam champion retired during the Rogers Cup final against Bianca Andreescu on Sunday due to back spasms.

"I came to Mason on Sunday and have tried everything to be ready to play tonight, and was still hopeful after my practice this morning," two-time champion Williams said. "But unfortunately my back is still not right."

Williams retires because of injury as Andreescu wins Rogers

Williams retires because of injury as Andreescu wins Rogers TORONTO (AP) — Bianca Andreescu became the first Canadian to win the Rogers Cup in 50 years when Serena Williams retired because of an injury on Sunday. Andreescu was up 3-1 in the first set when Williams called for a medical timeout. Less than a minute later, the chair umpire announced that Williams was retiring from the match, handing Andreescu her second WTA Premier title of the season. The tournament's final lasted only 16 minutes before Williams withdrew. After the chair umpire announced Williams' retirement, the former world No. 1 started to cry on her bench.

Serena Williams has pulled out of her fourth-round match at the French Open Serena Williams has pulled out of her fourth-round match against Maria Sharapova due to a pectoral muscle injury , the athlete announced on Monday. “Supermama is back . Second time is even better. Is that Vibranium?

Serena Williams has pulled out of the French Open, citing a pectoral injury . In a press conference to discuss her withdrawal, Williams said the injury makes her unable to serve and that she did not struggle with it before this tournament. “I’m beyond disappointed," the 23-time Grand Slam champion

Williams' withdrawal is a concern with the US Open less than two weeks away and the veteran still aiming to equal Margaret Court's record of 24 grand slam titles.

Jessica Pegula, the Citi Open champion, has taken Williams' place and will face Diyas, who knocked her out in qualifying.

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