Barty pulls the pin on Strasbourg, to be ready for Roland Garros.

May 21, 2019 9:59 pm in by
Local Sport

Ash Barty’s French Open preparations have hit a stumbling block, with the World No.8 pulling out of a lead-up tournament, due to a recurring arm injury.

The Ipswich product withdrew from her first-round match against compatriot Daria Gavrilova, at the Strasbourg International yesterday.

Her right arm injury appears to have been one she’s battled with from time-to-time, after Ash told the Courier Mail…she’s had it on-and-off since she was 16 years-old.

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