September 20, 2020

Clijsters pulls out of Western & Southern Open with harm – tennis

Kim Clijsters has withdrawn from the Western & Southern Open as a result of an stomach harm, the previous world primary stated on Friday, however she is hopeful of enjoying within the US Open later this month.

The Western & Southern Open which started this week in New York serves as a warm-up occasion for gamers forward of the August 31 to September 13 US Open – the place Clijsters, 37, acquired a wildcard entry.

“It’s disappointing to need to withdraw however after discussions with medical and my workforce, I would like somewhat extra restoration time,” Clijsters, who received the occasion in 2010, stated in a press release. “I’m grateful to have the ability to keep within the ‘bubble’ and proceed to arrange with my workforce right here on the USTA Billie Jean King Nationwide Tennis Middle.”

Clijsters, who made her return to tennis this 12 months after almost eight years away from the game, received the US Open in 2005, 2009 and 2010.

The four-time Grand Slam champion’s deliberate comeback in January was pushed again to February due to a knee harm and he or she performed in Dubai and Monterrey earlier than the tour was suspended because of the Covid-19 pandemic.