Brisbane-bound Garbine Muguruza forced to return to Los Angeles

Updated: Dec 29, 2017, 10:39 IST | A correspondent

Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza was one of the many passengers on board a Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Brisbane which failed to arrive in the Queensland capital yesterday

Garbine Muguruza
Garbine Muguruza

Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza was one of the many passengers on board a Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Brisbane which failed to arrive in the Queensland capital yesterday. A representative of the Spaniard tennis star has informed officials at the Brisbane International (Dec 30- Jan 7), where she is the top seed, that her flight had returned to LA due to a fuel issue, reported The Daily Mail. Meanwhile, the airlines said that the issue was not fuel-related, but pointed to a fault with the weather radar system. Muguruza will board another flight that is due to arrive in Brisbane today.

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