“I don’t know what exactly. I know it’s the left hamstring. I just felt it in the last game. I think it was not the last point, but the point before.” A weary Kerber said about her withdrawal.
As uncertainty mounts over Kerber’s physicality, he presence at next week’s Rome Open has been placed in doubt. Even prior to her withdrawal, the German appeared sluggish on the court with a dismal service motion.
“I think the match was really difficult because it was really windy. I couldn’t find my game.” The world No.1 admitted. “I mean, it was a completely different match than I have played the matches before.”