October 1, 2014
Serena Williams of the United States celebrates after winning over Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova during their Women's singles quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009. (AP Photo/Rick Stevens)
MADRID (AP) - Serena Williams is out of the Madrid Open after aggravating a leg injury in a first-round match against Francesca Schiavone.
The second-ranked Williams retired after losing the first set 6-4 Monday.
She says her movement was hindered by a a recurring injury to her right leg.
Williams would not comment on the extent of the injury or whether it would keep her out of the upcoming French Open.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.