Azarenka out of Monterrey; Wozniak out three months

by: Matt Cronin | March 27, 2013

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

World No. 3 Victoria Azarenka has pulled out of next week’s tournament in Monterrey, Mexico with the same ankle injury that forced her to pull out of her Indian Wells quarterfinal, as well as Miami. She is not scheduled to play again until Madrid in early May.

In other injury news, after coming back in Miami, Canada’s Aleksandra Wozniak has been told that she needs another three months off due to shoulder trouble.

“It’s extremely disappointing and as difficult a decision as it is for me, there are no other options,” former Top-20 player Wozniak said in a statement released by Tennis Canada. “I felt ready to come back and I even took more time than needed as a precautionary measure to make sure my shoulder was fully healed, but now, I’m back to square one. I have to be patient, rest and prepare for a return to action in July.”

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

More Stories

#MondayMotivation: Believe in yourself and your ability

Nick Bollettieri says that you should "never never doubt your ability."

Jana Novotna remembered fondly by compatriots, fans and playing peers

“When I think of Jana, the word ‘perseverance’ comes to mind,” says Ivan Lendl.

WATCH: The WTA 125K Hawaii Open is streaming live on TENNIS.com

The WTA event is held at the Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park.