World number 28, Sabine Lisicki may not play again this season after being advised to take time away from court to treat a knee injury.
The Wimbledon finalist in 2013, has been struggling with a knee injury even before the US Open this year and has been receiving treatment in Germany.
A full statement on her website confirmed that she will miss the WTA in Asian and may not play again this season.
“Like most of you know I’ve been struggling with a knee injury before and during the US Open.”
“Ever since I got back to Germany I’ve been taken care of by Dr Muller Wohlfahrt and now Klaus Eder who have tried everything in order to get me ready for the Asian swing. But unfortunately my knee is not ready and I will not compete at tournaments this season.”
“I have great support from my team and we are eager to get me back on the court asap. At the latest at start of next season.”
You can read a full statement on Lisicki’s official website.