As a result of an injury, Venus Williams withdraws from the Australian Open

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Because of an injury she suffered at the ASB Classic in Auckland, Venus Williams will not compete in the 2022 Australian Open.

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Venus Williams, the winner of seven Grand Slam titles, has pulled out of the 2019 Australian Open due to an injury incurred at the ASB Classic in Auckland.

Venus, at 42 years old, had been invited as a wild card player to the Australian Open and was planning to compete in the tournament for the 22nd time. The Australian Kim Birrell, like Venus a two-time finalist at Melbourne Park, has replaced Venus on the tennis court.

Due to an injury incurred during the ASB Classic in New Zealand, Venus Williams has been forced to retire from the Australian Open. The Australian Open announced on Twitter that Kim Birrell would be given the opportunity to play in the tournament as a wild card entrant.

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At the ASB Classic in Auckland on January 5th, Venus, who is presently rated outside the top 1000 in the WTA Rankings, lost in the Round of 16 to Zhu Lin of China in three sets (6-2, 2-6, 5-7).

Venus had previously won her Round of 32 matche against American Katie Volynets 7-6 (7-4), 6-2.

Venus played in the US Open before heading to Auckland, where she was eliminated in the first round by Alison Van Uytvanck of Belgium.

Venus Williams played with her younger sister Serena Williams in the women’s doubles competition at the same tournament, but the pair was eliminated in the first round.

From January 16 through January 29, 2023, the Australian Open will be held. A year after winning the women’s singles title, Ash Barty announced her retirement from professional tennis and handed the trophy to Rafael Nadal, the defending men’s singles champion.

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