World champ Marin pulls out of Australian Open
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
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