The first racket of the world Romanian tennis player Simona Halep will not perform at the Final tournament of the 2018 WTA Championships in Singapore, but will finish the current season as the leader of the world ranking.
Simona Halep has decided to miss the last tournament of the season because of a back injury, according to btu.org.ua.
“Of course, it was a difficult decision. To withdraw from major tournaments is never easy. Think this is the first time in my life. But it will be better for my health. My back is not okay. I haven’t been training the last four weeks and I’m not ready to play at this level. I need to take a break and do exercises three or four weeks, and then all will be well. Now I will have enough time to prepare for the off-season and be ready for next year”, – commented on his decision Halep.
In early October, Halep announced that she had discovered the hernia of intervertebral disk, but the operations of the tennis player refused.
Place Simona Halep at the WTA Finals, which will be held in Singapore from 21 to 28 October 2018, is a Dutch Kiki, Bertens for which it will debut in the competition top-eight. Halep in turn will complete the current season as the leader of the world ranking.
We will remind, yesterday, on October 17, it became known that the sixth racket of the world of Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina second time to perform at the Final tournament WTA. Ukrainian secured a place at the event in Singapore after the defeat Carolina Plskova in the tournament VTB Kremlin Cup – WTA Premier in Moscow. Last qualified for the Final tournament WTA Czech tennis player Karolina Plskova. Informed participation in Singapore guaranteed Simona Halep, Angelique Kerber, Caroline Wozniacki, Naomi Osaka, Petra Kvitova and Sloane Stephens.