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French Open: Serena Williams pulls out of 4th round clash vs Maria Sharapova

AP
Published : Jun 4, 2018, 7:23 pm IST
Updated : Jun 4, 2018, 7:23 pm IST

Williams' voice quivered as she said she can't serve because of a problem with her tight pectoral muscle.

(Photo: AFP)
 (Photo: AFP)

Paris: Serena Williams has called off her Grand Slam comeback, pulling out of the French Open because of a chest injury before she was supposed to play Maria Sharapova.

Williams announced her withdrawal at a news conference at Roland Garros on Monday.

Williams' voice quivered as she said she can't serve because of a problem with her tight pectoral muscle.

She and Sharapova were scheduled to play a fourth-round match Monday.

Tags: serena williams, maria sharapova, french open
Location: France, Île-de-France, Paris