Former world number one Naomi Osaka
has pulled out of Wimbledon
due to a left Achilles
injury, the four-times Grand Slam
champion said on Saturday.
Japan‘s Osaka suffered the injury in Madridforcing her to miss the WTA 1000 event in Rome in the leadup to the French Open.
Last week she posted a video on social media, saying: “Here’s me running on a underwater treadmill because my Achilles is being stubborn still (sic) I must be aging or something.”
She added on Saturday: “My Achilles still isn’t right so I’ll see you next time.”