| STANFORD, California, August 1
STANFORD, California, August 1 Newly-crowned
Stanford Classic champion Victoria Azarenka of Belarus has
pulled out of next week's tournament in San Diego, her agent
said on Sunday.
Azarenka won her first title of the year by beating
Russia's Maria Sharapova 6-4 6-1 on Sunday, but her agent said
the Belarusian had sustained a right shoulder injury and would
skip San Diego.
Former world number one Jelena Jankovic is top seed at the
tournament, followed by fifth-ranked Samantha Stosur of
Australia, Russia's Vera Zvonareva and Poland's Agnieszka
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