Serena Williams will not be able Margaret Court’s all-time Grand Slam record at the US open. SHe has pulled put a day before before the draw was due to take place with a hamstring injury
Williams,career tally of 23 Grand Slam triumphs leaves her one short of the Australian record of 24 wins in major singles tournaments. Flushing Meadows will not be one of the venues that she will break the record on
She said on Instagram:
A post via the official US Open account read:
The 39-year-old withdrew from the Western & Southern Open a fortnight ago in order to continue her recovery from the leg injury that forced her to pull out of Wimbledon in June, when a slip in the opening set left her unable to complete her first-round encounter against Aliaksandra Sasnovich.
Williams also missed the Tokyo Olympics Games, which concluded at the end of July, although she made her announcement before suffering the injury at the third Grand Slam of the year.