NEWS AND COMMENTARY ON WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL TENNIS
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Cibulkova withdraws from U.S. Open
World number 16 Dominika Cibulkova, has withdrawn from the 2009 U.S. Open because of a right rib injury. Cibulkova, who was a semifinalist at the French Open, would have been seeded at Flushing Meadows.
Alberta Briani now moves into the main draw, and Agnes Szavay becomes the 32nd seed.
In related news, Sabine Lisicki has confirmed that she will play in the Open.