Kvitova, a two-time Wimbledon champion who lifted the Qatar Open title over the weekend, obtained a bye into the second spherical in Dubai however retired within the second set towards Swiss Jil Teichmann who was main 6-2 3-4.
“Sadly since my semi-final in Doha I felt my adductor. It did not get any higher and within the second set it obtained a bit of bit worse,” the 31-year-old Kvitova mentioned.
“I felt ache virtually in all places on that proper leg so sadly I could not transfer how I wished and I did not need it to get even worse. That is why I retired. I put the whole lot into it.
“However total I am very pleased with my title in Doha… I am disenchanted the way it ended immediately. I am going to strive my finest to prepare for Miami.”
The Miami Open, which is a WTA 1000 occasion like Dubai, is about to start on March 23.
Kvitova is the newest high 10 participant to drag out in Dubai after Romanian defending champion Simona Halep skipped the match with a decrease again problem, whereas Australia’s world primary Ash Barty additionally withdrew to nurse a left leg harm.