Cibulkova withdraws from US Open with rib injury

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 26, 2009 - 15:20

New York: French Open semifinalist Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia has pulled out of the US Open, citing a rib injury.

Cibulkova is No. 16 in this week`s WTA rankings and she would have been seeded at the year`s last Grand Slam tournament. Her withdrawal allows Alberta Brianti of Italy to move into the main draw.

The US Open begins Monday.

Bureau Report

First Published: Wednesday, August 26, 2009 - 15:20

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