World champ Marin pulls out of Aus­tralian Open

Pakistan Observer - - SPORTS -

MADRID—World cham­pion Carolina Marin on Mon­day pulled out of the Aus­tralian Open to bet­ter pre­pare for the Rio Olympics.

“Back in Spain and I won’t play in Aus­tralia! Re­cu­per­a­tion and train­ing. I will not play Aus­tralia Open! Sorry,” Marin tweeted.

The world-ranked No 1 added that she had suf­fered “some dis­com­fort in In­done­sia and we’ve come to Spain to re­cover and get ready for the most im­por­tant thing: the Olympic Games. Thanks very much for all your sup­port!”.—AFP

PE­SHAWAR: Vice Chan­cel­lor of Khy­ber Med­i­cal Univer­sity Prof Dr Hafizul­lah award­ing trophy to win­ners at the clos­ing cer­e­mony of Sports Week.

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