BRUSSELS, May 4- Belgian Kim Clijsters has pulled out of next week's Madrid WTA tournament because of a foot injury.
A scan revealed two small tears in the muscles of her left foot, a statement issued by the player revealed on Tuesday.
"This type of injury requires several weeks rest. Her participation in the Madrid tournament is premature," the statement added.
"We’re waiting to see how the treatment goes before considering Kim’s return to competition."
The world number 11 remains doubtful for the French Open from May 24-June 7.