World Number two Caroline Wozniacki has pulled out of the Washington Open on Tuesday owing to an injury in her right leg. She won her 29th career WTA title at Eastbourne this year. Unfortunatelyshe was eliminated in the second round at Wimbledon 2018.
The 28-year-old said after Monday practice that she has some issue in her right leg which has been nagging her for a while.
She returned to world number one ranking in January after 6 years having won her first Grand Slam title at Melbourne. She won the Australian Open to climb to the top spot after the longest gap of 6 years.
Caroline Wozniacki pulled out a few hours before her game with Anhelina Kalinina of Ukraine. She would now be replaced by Ysaline Bonaventure of Belgium who lost in her qualifier game.
After Caroline Wozniacki decided to pull out, Sloane Stephens is now the top-ranked player in the tournament. She is the reigning champion of the US Open and World Number 3 at present.
Caroline Wozniacki is from Denmark and turned into a professional tennis player in 2005. She won 6 WTA singles titles between 2010 and 2011 and this period marked a golden era in her career. She remained at the top of the rankings in this phase of her career.
Caroline Wozniacki is hopeful of recovering from her injury soon and is determined to embrace her fitness for the US Open. We hope that the top-seeded tennis star recovers soon from her injury and stages a remarkable comeback at the US Open.