Serena Williams Withdraws from Miami Open Due to Knee Injury
(March 23, 2019) Eight-time Miami Open winner Serena Williams withdrew from the tournament on Saturday with a left knee injury. Through a statement released to the media, the 23-time major champion said:
Williams won her opening match 6-3, 1-6, 6-1 over Rebecca Peterson on Friday.
Two weeks ago at Indian Wells, the world No. 10 pulled out of the tournament prior to the third round, due to a viral illness.