Simona Halep withdraws from Wimbledon with calf injury

Defending ladies’s singles champion Simona Halep has pulled out of Wimbledon because of damage, the world quantity three Romanian mentioned on Friday. “It’s with nice unhappiness that I’m asserting my withdrawal from The Championships as my calf damage has not totally recovered,” the 29-year-old, who gained the title when Wimbledon was final held in 2019, … Read more

Naomi Osaka withdraws from pre-Wimbledon event in Berlin

Naomi Osaka pulled out of subsequent week’s Berlin WTA 5000 grasscourt event on Monday, elevating doubts concerning the four-times Grand Slam champion’s participation at Wimbledon later this month. The choice comes after Japanese world quantity two Osaka pulled out of the French Open final week on psychological well being grounds. “We have now acquired notification … Read more

Brazil tapped to host Copa America as pandemic-hit Argentina withdraws

The Copa America will happen in Brazil subsequent month, the South American Soccer Confederation (CONMEBOL) mentioned on Monday, though President Jair Bolsonaro’s chief of employees mentioned ongoing talks may not attain a proper conclusion till the subsequent day. The shock announcement, which might imply relocating the competitors from one South American coronavirus hotspot to a … Read more

Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open after expulsion threat over media boycott

Japan’s Naomi Osaka introduced on Monday she was withdrawing from the French Open within the wake of her determination to boycott post-match media duties on the Grand Slam event. Osaka was fined $15,000 by Grand Slam organisers for failing to attend a information convention following her first-round win. The 23-year-old made the announcement on Twitter. … Read more