Samantha Stosur pulls out of Commonwealth Games

Updated: 27 July 2010 15:20 IST

World Number 5 tennis player Samantha Stosur will not be coming to Delhi for the Commonwealth Games.

New Delhi :

World Number 5 tennis player Samantha Stosur will not be coming to Delhi for the Commonwealth Games.  

The French Open Runner-Up would have been the top seed and in fact a gold medal favourite, but she wants to focus on the season-ending events of the WTA tour instead.

She joins fellow Australian Lleyton Hewitt on the Commonwealth Games pull-out list. Ironically tennis is making it's Commonwealth Games debut this year because of its popularity in India.

Topics : Tennis Andy Roddick Lukas Dlouhy Rohan Bopanna Leander Paes Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi Maria Sharapova
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