Serena Williams withdraws from US Open, citing hamstring restoration

Serena Williams is withdrawing from the US Open, she introduced Wednesday morning on social media.

Williams stated she made the choice so as “to permit my physique to heal utterly from a torn hamstring.

“New York is without doubt one of the most enjoyable cities on the planet and one among my favourite locations to play – I will miss seeing the followers however might be cheering everybody on from afar.”

Williams, 39, retired from her first-round match at Wimbledon in June after slipping on Centre Courtroom.

It marked simply the second time in Williams’ profession she has retired from a match at a significant. The opposite prevalence was within the third spherical on the All England Membership in 1998.

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