Serena Williams withdraws from US Open due to hamstring injury

Serena Williams has withdrawn from the US Open due to injury (Picture: Getty) Serena Williams has announced that she has withdrawn from the US Open due to a hamstring injury. The 39-year-old tore her hamstring during a match at Wimbledon earlier this summer and was forced to retire as a result. After some lengthy consideration, WIlliams has now confirmed she will not be paying at Flushing Meadows in order to give her body more time to recover. ‘After careful consideration and following the advice of my doctors and medical team,…

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Serena Williams withdraws from 2021 US Open

Serena Williams withdraws from 2021 US Open American star Serena Williams has taken to social media to announce her withdrawal from the upcoming US Open due to a torn hamstring.  The 23-time Grand Slam champion hasn’t played since retiring from her first round match at Wimbledon two months ago after suffering an ankle injury. Williams, who is currently one Grand Slam behind the record-holder Margaret Court, will now have to wait until the Australian Open in 2022 for her next opportunity to equal the record. “After careful consideration and following…

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Kyrgios withdraws, Murray advanced past lucky loser Rubin

Nick Kyrgios withdrew from the Western & Southern Open on Sunday evening, putting an end to his highly-anticipated match against Andy Murray before it even started. Citing a knee injury, Kyrgios made the decision less than an hour before the night session was scheduled to begin. “I was in Florida, in Bradenton rehabbing and training and came here obviously excited to play here,” the Australian explained. “I love the facility; it’s really great. To play Andy Murray — one of my good friends and a tennis icon — would have…

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Rafael Nadal withdraws from US Open and ends 2021 season due to foot injury

Nadal is out of the US Open (Picture: Getty Images) Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the 2021 US Open and will not compete again in 2021 due to a foot injury. Nadal, the world No. 4 from Spain, has joined defending champion Dominic Thiem and Roger Federer to become the latest high-profile withdrawal from the final Grand Slam of the season. Novak Djokovic will now have the opportunity to pass both Nadal and Federer’s joint all-time Grand Slam record without facing either of his rivals in New York. It is…

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Simona Halep Withdraws From Cincinnati Masters Due To Thigh Injury

Simona Halep has pulled out of WTA Cincinnati Masters with injury.© AFP Simona Halep withdrew from her second-round match at the WTA Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday due to a right thigh injury she suffered at the US Open hardcourt tuneup event. The fifth seed from Romania was to have faced American Jessica Pegula but pulled out after hurting herself in the previous round in a victory over Poland’s Magda Linette. “After feeling a sharp pain in my right adductor during the match yesterday, I called the physio and, with heavy…

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Dominic Thiem Withdraws From US Open 2021 Due To Wrist Injury

Dominic Thiem had won his maiden Grand Slam title at the US Open last year.© AFP Defending champion Dominic Thiem announced on social media on Wednesday the “tough decision” to pull out of this month’s US Open after failing to recover sufficiently from a wrist injury he picked up in Mallorca in June. The 27-year-old Austrian, who will also miss the remainder of the 2021 season, said he had been making a good recovery before feeling renewed pain last week. “It has been a tough decision but I know this…

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Aston Martin withdraws Hungarian GP disqualification appeal

Aston Martin has withdrawn its appeal against the exclusion of Sebastian Vettel from the Hungarian Grand Prix. Vettel was disqualified from the 11th round of the 2021 world championship after finishing second on the road behind Alpine’s Esteban Ocon. After the race, the FIA stewards were unable to extract the 1-litre minimum amount of fuel from Vettel’s AMR21, with only 0.3 litres pumped out from the car’s tanks. However, based on its data, the Aston Martin team estimated that a residual amount of 1.44 litres remained in the car. The…

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Injured Rafael Nadal Withdraws From ATP Toronto Masters

Rafael Nadal’s lingering foot injury which forced him from the ATP Toronto Masters on Tuesday may affect his US Open future. The Spanish world number three pulled out in Canada a day before what would have been his opening match against 50th-ranked South African Lloyd Harris, who defeated him last week in the third round in Washington. The left foot injury which Nadal says he has carried since around 2005 had bothered him since Roland Garros and now appears to threaten his chances for the final Grand Slam of the…

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Top-Ranked Novak Djokovic Withdraws From Cincinnati US Open Tuneup

Novak Djokovic opted out of ATP Cincinnati Masters on Monday to prepare for the US Open.© AFP Novak Djokovic, seeking to complete a calendar-year Grand Slam at the US Open, withdrew from the ATP Cincinnati Masters on Monday, saying he needed more recovery time after the Tokyo Olympics. The top-ranked Serbian star, level for the all-time men’s record of 20 Grand Slam titles, could become the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to win all four major titles in one year. Djokovic, 34, lost at Tokyo to Alexander Zverev…

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Stan Wawrinka withdraws from US Open, Andy Murray into main draw

Stan Wawrinka withdraws from US Open, Andy Murray into main draw 2015 US Open champion Stan Wawrinka has withdrawn from this years Major in New York, which has allowed Andy Murray a spot in the main draw. Wawrinka lost three match points before losing to Marton Fucsovics in second round of 2021 Australian Open, unfortunately for him it has proved to be his only Grand Slam appearance in 2021. USTA announced that the 36-year-old had withdrawn from Flushing Meadows due to ongoing recovery from surgery on his left ankle. The…

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