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 — Top-ranked Simona Halep has withdrawn from the Connecticut Open, citing a sore proper Achilles tendon.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