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World No. 3 Simona Halep Pulls Out Of Qatar Open

World No. 3 Simona Halep Pulls Out Of Qatar Open

Simona Halep’s withdrawal follows her Australian Open quarter-final loss to Serena Williams.© AFP




International quantity 3 Simona Halep has pulled out of subsequent week’s Qatar Open, organisers of the WTA tournament introduced on Tuesday. The Romanian’s withdrawal follows her Australian Open quarter-final loss to Serena Williams. “Sadly I have made up our minds to withdraw, I will’t wait to be again in Doha subsequent yr,” organisers quoted her as announcing on Instagram.

She gave no explanation why for her absence from the March 1-6 event.

With Halep lacking the highest seeds in Qatar are international primary Ashleigh Barty, and Sofia Kenin, fourth on the planet and winner of the Australian Open in 2020.

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At Melbourne Halep, 29, used to be thwarted by means of Williams in her bid for a maiden triumph on the yr’s opening Grand Slam after falling quick to Caroline Wozniacki within the 2018 decider, and shedding in immediately units to Garbine Muguruza in ultimate yr’s semi-finals.

The 2018 French Open champion and 2019 Wimbledon winner’s seven-year streak within the most sensible 10 is the longest lively run amongst ladies.

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