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Serena Williams withdraws in Rome but says she will be fit for French Open

The Guardian
Tuesday 14 May 2019 18:26

American has been dealing with a knee injury this yearWorld No11 had been due to face her sister, VenusSerena Williams has withdrawn from the Premier 5 tournament in Rome, the last big event before this month’s French Open.Williams said she has been dealing with a knee injury. “I must withdraw from the Italian Open due to pain in my left knee,” the 37-year-old said. “I will miss the fans and competition at one of my favorite tournaments. I’ll be concentrating on rehab and look forward to seeing you all at the French Open and next year in Rome.” Related: Frances Tiafoe: ‘I want to use my story to inspire others, you can’t make it up’ | Donald McRae Continue reading...

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