US Open 2015: Maria Sharapova pulls out injured in New York

World number three Maria Sharapova has pulled out of the US Open on the eve of the tournament because of injury.

The 28-year-old Russian has not played since Wimbledon following a knee injury and posted on Facebook: “I have done everything possible to be ready but it was just not enough time.”

The five-time Grand Slam winner was due to play Australian world number 37 Daria Gavrilova on Monday in New York.

In her statement, Sharapova said she is targeting a return in “a few weeks”.

Source: bbc sport

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