Stuttgart. Belgian Yanina Wickmayer and Petra Kvitova from the Czech Republic have been forced to pull out of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix as they are both injured. The two were in action over the weekend for their countries in the Fed Cup match between Belgium and the Czech Republic in Charleroi (Belgium).The visitors won 3-2 to reach the final.
Yanina Wickmayer withdrew from the tournament in Stuttgart because of knee problems, whilst Petra Kvitova is unable to play in the Porsche-Arena as she has a back injury. Two qualifiers will take their places.