Serena to miss three WTA events after stepping on broken glass

15:16, July 18, 2010      

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The top-ranked female tennis player Serena Williams will miss three WTA Tour events due to the injury caused by stepping on broken glass in a restaurant.

The 28-year-old American, who undergoes surgery to repair the damage to her right foot, will miss the three hardcourt events in Istanbul, Cincinnati, and Montreal, which will be a setback in her build-up to defend the U.S. Open title.

"I'm so upset I won't be able to play in the upcoming events because of this foot surgery. Thank you for all of your support. I can't wait to get back on the courts," said Williams in a statement.

Source: Xinhua

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