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Iga Swiatek withdraws from German Open with shoulder injury, hopes to play at Wimbledon

The No. 1 women's tennis player is dealing with an injury weeks before Wimbledon. Iga Swiatek pulled out of the German Open on Friday due to shoulder discomfort.

Swiatek, 21, announced the news on Twitter. Swiatek will rest the injury now "in order to be ready for Wimbeldon."

Due to a recurrent discomfort I am feeling in my shoulder, unfortunately I need to withdraw from the bett1open in Berlin. I'm sorry I will not be able to play there. I will focus on recovery and rest in order to be ready for Wimbledon.