Simona Halep, the World number one has suffered a slipped disc. This situation has puts her participation in this month’s WTA Finals in doubt. The 27-year-old, French Open champion says she does not know how long she will be out but hopes to be back “soon”.
The back injury led her to retire from Sunday’s first-round match against Ons Jabeur at the China Open. She tweeted: “I will discuss with doctors in the next few days and will keep you updated.”
The injury could force Halep to miss the end-of-season WTA Finals in Singapore, which run from 21 to 28 October.
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