Dominika Cibulkova, the world’s 11th-ranked women’s singles player, will miss the Olympics due to a left leg injury, according to the Slovak Tennis Association.
She is the fifth player in the top WTA top 20 to pull out of Rio, joining No. 3 Simona Halep, No. 7 Victoria Azarenka, No. 16 Belinda Bencic and No. 17 Karolina Pliskova.
Cibulkova, 27, lost in the third round of the 2008 Olympic singles tournament and the first round in 2012. She reached the 2014 Australian Open final.Follow @nzaccardi