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No. 1 Simona Halep withdraws from final tuneup for U.S. Open

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Top-ranked Simona Halep has withdrawn from the Connecticut Open, citing a sore proper Achilles tendon.

The Romanian was scheduled to play Tuesday in New Haven, however says in an announcement her Achilles is sore from “two weeks of many matches and I need to recover in time for the US Open.”

Simona Halep had a title run in Montreal and a runner-up end in Cincinnati earlier than pulling out of the Connecticut Open GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images

Halep received the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Aug. 12 and superior to the finals in Cincinnati, dropping in three units Sunday to Kiki Bertens on the Western & Southern Open.

The New Haven match additionally misplaced American CoCo Vandeweghe to harm. She withdrew Sunday with a sore proper ankle whereas main within the third set of her first-round match with Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia.

Fourth-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic misplaced Monday to Ekaterina Makarova of Russia 6-1, 6-Three.

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