Simona Halep & Angelique Kerber withdraw from Indian Wells

Simona Halep & Angelique Kerber withdraw from Indian Wells

Simona Halep and Angelique Kerber will omit the approaching event thru harm.

Former champion Simona Halep and ultimate yr’s runner-up Angelique Kerber have withdrawn from the Indian Wells Masters.

Halep and Kerber will omit the WTA Premier Mandatory event in Indian Wells because of accidents, it used to be introduced on Friday.

Indian Wells champion in 2015, international quantity two Halep cited foot harm for her withdrawal.

Kerber – a three-time grand slam champion – succumbed to an ongoing left leg downside, changed in the principle draw by way of Taylor Townsend.

“I’m incredibly disappointed to have to withdraw from the 2020 BNP Paribas Open. Unfortunately, the foot injury that I picked up before Dubai is still causing me trouble and I will be unable to recover in time to travel to Indian Wells,” Halep, the two-time main champion, stated.

“It is without doubt one of the highlights of the tennis calendar for me and I will be really sad to miss it, but I’m already looking forward to being back in 2021!”

Bianca Andreescu received Indian Wells’s ultimate yr and America Open champion may just nonetheless shield her name, in spite of accidents combating her from enjoying in 2020.