MX23RW : Saturday, May 15 21:02:24| >> :600:260684526:260684526:

Li Na to miss Qatar Open

Li to miss Qatar Open
© AP Photos
Li Na will miss the Qatar Open because of the ankle injury that she sustained in the final of the Australian Open.

Li Na has had to withdraw from the Qatar Open while she continues to recover from an ankle injury.

The world number five sustained the injury in the final of the Australian Open last month, which she lost to Victoria Azarenka in three sets.

Hungarian teenager Timea Babos will take her place in the draw.

The 30-year-old is the second high-profile player to pull out of the tournament, with Venus Williams also missing out because of a back injury.

ID:68320: cacheID:68320:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:1174:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Victoria Azarenka hugs the trophy after retaining the Australian Open on January 26, 2013
Read Next:
Azarenka: 'Second win more emotional'
>

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!