(August 30, 2015) FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – Third seed Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the US Open with a leg injury which kept her out of Toronto and Cincinnati events this summer.
She said on her FaceBook page:
“Unfortunately I will not be able to compete in this years US Open. I have done everything possible to be ready but it was just not enough time. To all my amazing fans, I will be back in the Asian swing in a few weeks and look forward to finishing the year healthy and strong.”
Sharapova will be replaced in the draw by Russian Daria Kasatkina.
The tournament begins on Monday.