Marion Bartoli pulls out of Stanford due to hamstring strain

The absence of France's Bartoli, who is ranked seventh in the world, leaves Agnieszka Radwanska (No. 4) as the only player ranked in the top 10 in the world left in the 28-player field.

updated: July 19, 2013 08:12 IST
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Stanford: Reigning Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli has pulled out of next week's WTA tour Stanford tournament with a strained hamstring.

The withdrawal of former winner Bartoli robs the event of another top draw, coming just three days after world number two Maria Sharapova pulled out with an injury.

"The injury has not completely healed," Bartoli said of the strain suffered during the Wimbledon tournament.

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