Kenin has battled a foot injury and a positive COVID-19 test kept her out of the US Open. Kenin, 22, picked up back-to-back second round defeats at the Indian Wells Masters in 2018 and 2019.
Hampered by a foot injury, Kenin has not played since a second-round loss at Wimbledon on June 30. She joins a lengthy list of past major champions who have withdrawn from the US Open.
Sofia Kenin withdraws from the 2021 Silicon Valley Classic due to a foot injury. In the video, Kenin mentioned that the foot injury is “nothing bad.” Even so, as a professional athlete, she will need to address the ailment with rest. “Unfortunately I have to withdraw from the tournament in San Jose next week.
By WTA Staff. Photo by WTA/Jimmie48. Two-time champion Venus Williams and 2020 WTA Player of the Year Sofia Kenin both took to social media to announce their withdrawals from this year's US Open. Williams announced on Wednesday that she would not be participating in this year's US Open starting next week, due to a persistent leg injury.
PARIS (AFP) - Sofia Kenin wept in her courtside chair and then admitted her Roland Garros title hopes were undone by a leg injury as well as Iga Swiatek's fearless assault. The American fourth ...
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Sofia Kenin (Getty) Sofia Kenin wept in her courtside chair and then admitted her Roland Garros title hopes were undone by a leg injury as well as Iga Swiatek's fearless assault. The American fourth seed, looking to add the French Open to her triumph in Australia earlier this year, went down 6-4, 6-1 in Saturday's final.
Kenin, who has been nursing a foot injury and also hasn’t played since Wimbledon, continues her rehab as well.
Staying in Melbourne for a continued WTA swing of events, Kenin crashed out to an unranked Olivia Gadecki before revealing a short time later that she had been suffering from appendicitis.