Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka has
withdrawn from Wimbledon because of a right knee injury.
It was the
same knee she hurt at the French Open, forcing her to retire
during her first-round match. She hasn't played since.
ranked No. 6, was seeded the same for the grass-court Grand
Slam starting Monday.
Belarusian has earned three titles this year, including two
of the biggest outside of the majors, Indian Wells and
Miami, in March. She beat Serena Williams in the Indian
Wimbledon, she has reached the semifinals twice, and
quarterfinals twice. Williams stopped her in three of those