Wozniacki retires from Swedish Open due to injury

Updated: 06 July 2011 23:45 IST

Top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki has retired from her second-round match at the Swedish Open against local favorite Sofia Arvidsson because of a shoulder injury.

Wozniacki retires from Swedish Open due to injury
©

Bastad:

Top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki has retired from her second-round match at the Swedish Open against local favorite Sofia Arvidsson because of a shoulder injury.

The Dane won the first set 6-2 on Wednesday and lost the opening game of the second when she was forced to quit.

Second-ranked Flavia Pennetta also advanced after defeating Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-2, 6-3. The Italian will face seventh-ranked Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic.

Eighth-seeded Polona Hercog of Slovenia rallied to beat defending champion Aravane Rezai of France 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (4), and fourth-seeded Lourdes Dominguez Lino downed Arantxa Parra Santonja 7-5, 6-1 in an all-Spanish match.

Topics : Tennis Caroline Wozniacki Sweden
Related Articles
Maria Sharapova Wins On Return After Ban, Says 'Best Feeling In World'
Maria Sharapova Wins On Return After Ban, Says 'Best Feeling In World'
Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal Cruises Into Second Round, Andy Murray Gets Walkover
Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal Cruises Into Second Round, Andy Murray Gets Walkover
Serena Williams Reclaims World No. 1 Spot, Celebrates With Message To Unborn Child
Serena Williams Reclaims World No. 1 Spot, Celebrates With Message To Unborn Child
Show Comments
Advertisement