Wozniacki and Bouchard withdraw

Caroline Wozniacki and Eugenie Bouchard have withdrawn from their respective tournaments on the eve of Roland Garros.

On Tuesday, Wozniacki was a set down in opening round match at the Internationaux de Strasbourg – where she was the top seed –  before she withdrew, citing back issues.

"I felt it kind of in the middle of the first set," the former world number one told BBC Sport.

"At this point, I think it's important for me to try and get ready for the French Open and be 100% for that."

Meanwhile, Bouchard withdrew from the Nuernberger Cup without playing after rolling her ankle.

"It's a great tournament for me with lots of great memories," said the Canadian. 

"I'm sorry I cannot see the fans this year and hope to be back next year."

Roland Garros begins on Sunday in Paris.

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