Serena Williams was set to face world primary Ashleigh Barty.© AFP
Serena Williams pulled out of the Yarra Valley Classic at Melbourne Park Friday with a proper shoulder harm simply days earlier than the Australian Open. The 39-year-old confirmed no unwell results from the difficulty and overcame fellow American Danielle Collins 6-2, 4-6, 10-6 to arrange a semi-final showdown with world primary Ashleigh Barty. However hours later she withdrew from the match.
“Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Yarra Valley Classic singles draw attributable to a proper shoulder harm,” the WTA stated on Twitter.
Williams is aiming for a record-equalling twenty fourth Grand Slam title on the Australian Open and had been in good type up to now in Melbourne.
“Stay up for seeing you again on courtroom subsequent week,” the Australian Open stated on its official Twitter account.
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