(Reuters) – Former U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur of Australia has cold from a contest with an harmed right hand, organizers pronounced on Friday.
The 33-year-old universe series 43 has not competed given her fourth turn detriment during a French Open to Latvia’s contingent champion Jelena Ostapenko in June.
Stosur, who won her sole grand impact pretension during a 2011 U.S. Open when she dissapoint Serena Williams in true sets, suffered a highlight detonate in her palm during a third turn strife with American Bethanie Mattek-Sands during Roland Garros.
Stosur’s withdrawal has non-stop adult a place for Germany’s Annika Beck in a categorical pull during a year’s final grand slam, to be played from Aug. 28-Sept. 10 in New York.
Reporting by Frank Pingue in Toronto; modifying by Ken Ferris