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Aleksandra Wozniak hurts right shoulder, retires from Bell Challenge

Aleksandra Wozniak of Canada reacts to a missed point against Alexandra Cadantu of Romania during their women's singles match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York August 27, 2012.


Aleksandra Wozniak, Canada's top-ranked women's tennis player, injured her right shoulder during a warm-up session and was forced to withdraw from her match Thursday at the Bell Challenge.

The Blainville, Que., said she will have an MRI on Friday morning to see exactly what is wrong.

Melanie Oudin, ranked 107th in the world, will now move on directly to the quarter-finals.

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Wozniak is 48th in the WTA rankings.

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