Serena Williams withdrawal from French Open before Sharapova clash

Vastavam web: Serena Williams announced her shock withdrawal from the French Open on Monday with injury just minutes before her scheduled fourth-round clash against long-time rival Maria Sharapova.The 36-year-old said she had suffered a pectoral muscle injury in her third-round win over Julia Goerges and “can’t serve at all”.The 23-time Grand Slam champion added that she would stay in Paris for scans on the injury to find out how long she will be out of action.