Toe injury forces Simona Halep withdrawal in Miami

Romania's Simona Halep withdraws from the Miami Masters with a toe injury.

Simona Halep was forced to withdraw from the Miami Masters with a toe injury ahead of her second-round match against Casey Dellacqua.

The world number five had a bye from the first round, and had been due to face the Australian wildcard this evening, but pulled out just a couple of hours before her match with the injury.

Jana Cepelova took the Romanian's place in the draw as a lucky loser, but lost in three sets to Dellacqua.

Halep reached the semi-finals at Indian Wells last week, moving her into the top five in the world rankings for the first time.

Simona Halep of Romania celebrates her win over Jelena Jankovic of Serbia during their women's singles match on day eight of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 20, 2014
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