Paris: World number two Li Na of China announced on Thursday that she will miss next month's US Open as she struggles with a knee injury. (Also read: Rafael Nadal Doubtful for US Open)
"I wanted to let all of my great fans know that unfortunately I am going to have to withdraw from the upcoming WTA events in Montreal and Cincinnati, as well as the US Open," Li said in a statement on her Facebook page.
"Since March, I have been struggling with my knee and it is just not where I need it to be in order to play at the highest level." (Read: Milos Raonic Says Some Are 'Licking Their Chops' at Rafael Nadal's Possible Absence From US Open)