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Defending champ Lucie Safarova pulls out of WTA Prague Open

The 2015 French Open finalist Safarova had been scheduled to play compatriot Kristyna Pliskova in the second round.

Published: 04th May 2017 01:30 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th May 2017 01:30 AM   |  A+A-

Tennis world number 28 Lucie Safarova (File | AP)

By AFP

PRAGUE: Defending champion Lucie Safarova pulled out of the WTA Prague tournament Wednesday after the world number 28 fell sick.

The 30-year-old Czech fifth seed had been suffering from a heavy cold that got worse after her 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 win Tuesday over the Slovak Kristina Kucova.

The 2015 French Open finalist Safarova had been scheduled to play compatriot Kristyna Pliskova in the second round.

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