Serena Williams withdraws from French Open over Achilles injury
Serena Williams has withdrawn from the French Open ahead of second round game Wednesday as she sustained Achilles heel injury.
"I NEED FOUR-TO-SIX WEEKS OF SITTING"
The 39-year-old experienced player was supposed to take on Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria in her second round match before she ended her latest bid for a 24th Grand Slam title.
"I really wanted to give an effort here. Struggling to walk, so that's a tell-tale sign that I should try to recover," the three-time Roland-Garros champion of US said.
"I think I need four-to-six weeks of sitting and doing nothing, at least two weeks of just sitting down." she said.