Serena Williams announced on her social media that she will be withdrawing from the tournament to recover from a torn hamstring.
The 23 time grand slam singles champion last played at this years Wimbledon which she had to withdraw after suffering an injury to her right leg in the first set of her opening game.
Her decision to leave came after talking with her doctors and medical team which lead to her withdrawing from this years French Open to recover from the injury.
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