Just a few days after sisters Venus and Serena Williams participated in the draw for Toronto’s Roger’s Cup,Venus has had to withdraw from the tournament due to a viral illness. Venus was slated to play former number one Ana Ivanovic in the first round.
Both Venus and Serena have been hit by injuries over the past year. Serena missing time because of a foot injury from stepping on a piece of glass and later a pulmonary embolism. While Venus missed six months due to a hip injury.