|2020 Australian Initiate|
|Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 20 January to 2 February|
|Coverage: Hear on BBC Radio 5 Dwell Sports Extra and online; Dwell text on chosen suits on the BBC Sport web predicament and app.|
US Initiate champion Bianca Andreescu has withdrawn from the Australian Initiate in Melbourne as she continues her restoration from a knee damage.
The Canadian, ranked fourth within the sector, picked up the damage on the season-ending WTA Finals in October.
Andreescu beat Serena Williams at Flushing Meadows in September to pick her maiden Broad Slam title.
“I wish to appreciate the recuperation plan for my knee and physique,” the 19-365 days-worn wrote on Twitter.
“I negate greater and stronger each day however the Australian Initiate is unfortunately too soon in my rehab process.”
Andreescu reached the 2d round in Melbourne in 2019.