Tennis – WTA Finals: Simona Halep Pulls Out Due To Back Injury

Simona Halep

World No.1 Simona Halep has pulled back from one week from now’s WTA Finals as a result of a lower back damage.

This injury, presumably a herniated disc was suffered by Halep, amid a training session, before a month ago’s Wuhan Open.

Although, Halep got treatment on the back amid her annihilation by Dominika Cibulkova in the second round of the Wuhan Open, however the 2018 French Open winner had to pull back, after she was one set down to Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur in the 1st round of the China Open.

After Simona Halep’s withdrawl, World No.10 Kiki Bertens will take her spot in the upcoming WTA Finals scheduled to start on 21 October, where a total of $7 million prize cash is accessible.

She will join Elina Svitolina, Angelique Kerber, Sloane Stephens, Caroline Wozniacki, Naomi Osaka, Karolina Pliskova andΒ Petra Kvitova in the singles rivalry.

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