British No 1 Emma Raducanu has been forced to pull out of the upcoming Transylvania Open due to a wrist injury.
It marks the latest in a series of injury setbacks for the 2021 US Open champion after she withdrew from her Korea Open semi-final against Jelena Ostapenko with a muscle injury a week and a half ago.
Raducanu was recently knocked out in the first round at the Agel Open after suffering a 7-5 6-4 defeat to fifth seed Daria Kasatkina in 91 minutes.
The 19-year-old’s season has previously been hindered by blisters as well as hip and back issues, while she had fallen from No 11 to No 83 in the WTA rankings before recently rising to 67 in light of reaching her first career WTA Tour semi-final in Korea.
Raducanu had been relishing a return to Cluj, where she reached the quarter-finals last year before losing to 2-6 1-6 to Marta Kostyuk.
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