Maria Sharapova pulls out Cincinnati Open with injury

From BBC - August 12, 2017

Maria Sharapova has pulled out of next week's Cincinnati Open with a left forearm injury.

The 30-year-old withdrew from the Stanford Bank of the West Classic earlier this month after suffering the injury in her first-round match.

The Russian says she is missing Cincinnati "as a precaution for the US Open", which starts on 28 August.

World number 149 Sharapova would need a wild card to play in the main draw in New York.


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