Foot injury forces Azarenka out of Sony Open

Last updated 13:19 13/03/2014

Relevant offers

Tennis

South Korean Chung Hyeon gets maiden ATP Tour-level win; Sock advances in Miami Serena Williams hopes to manage pain while 'going for it' in Miami Victoria Azarenka through at Miami to face Jelena Jankovic Tweaked ankle won't keep Rafa Nadal out in Miami Simona Halep not holding breath for ever claiming No 1 spot Andy Murray hopeful Bjorkman can complement coach Mauresmo Nadal returning to Queen's for Wimbledon warmup Bob Hewitt found guilty of rape, sexual assault of minors World No 1 Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer to take home Indian Wells title Simona Halep battles back to beat Jelena Jankovic and claim Indian Wells crown

Two-time Key Biscayne champion Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from the upcoming Sony Open because of a lingering foot injury.

Azarenka, who pulled out Wednesday, missed last year's tournament because of an ankle injury. She played for the first time in more than a month Friday and lost at Indian Wells to Lauren Davis.

Aside from the No. 4-ranked Azarenka, all of the top 10 players on the men's and women's tours are scheduled to compete at Key Biscayne.

Former No. 1 Martina Hingis will be given a doubles wild card with Sabine Lisicki. Hingis last played in the tournament in 2007.

The two-week event begins on Wednesday (NZT).

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content