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Wozniacki pulls out of Qatar Open

IANS  |  Abu Dhabi 

Former world No. 1 has opted to skip the Open due to injury, tournament organisers announced, in on Tuesday. Two others too pulled out from the tournament during the day citing "viral illness".

Wozniacki, currently ranked 10th in the world, was joined on the sidelines by world No. 14 of with a and No. 19 of France, giving no reason, reports

"Unfortunately, I have withdrawn from and with a minor hip injury," Barty said, adding she would also miss the Championships later this month.

"After consulting with the WTA doctors, I have decided to have a few weeks rest," Barty said.

The event lost Naomi Osaka, the world No. 1 and newly crowned champion, just days before the start of the tournament. She decided to opt out because of a back



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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 21:20 IST