Naomi Osaka withdraws from Melbourne tournament semifinal
Naomi Osaka withdraws from Melbourne tournament semifinal: Top-seeded Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from her Melbourne Summer Set 1 WTA occasion semi-final versus Veronika Kudermetova on Saturday, mentioning the strength of current video games as a cause for her withdrawal.
“I had a lot of enjoyable playing here in Melbourne. Regrettably, I have a stomach injury which I need to rest and get ready for the Australian Open,” Osaka stated in a statement released by Tennis Australia.
“Sad to withdraw due to injury from my match today, my body got a shock from playing back to back intense matches after the break I took,” Osaka included later Twitter. “I’ll try to rest up and I’ll see you quickly!”
The Australian Open starts on Jan. 17.
Kudermetova on Sunday will face second-seeded Simona Halep, who beat Zheng Qinwen 6-3, 6-2 in the other semifinal in the Summer season Set 1 event.
Four-times Grand Slam champion Osaka beat German Andrea Petkovic 6-1 7-5 in the quarter-final on Friday, less than two weeks out from the start of the Australian Open.
The Japanese previous world primary has actually struggled for form since withdrawing from the French Open in May following a row with tournament authorities over needed media looks, which she stated had a negative effect on her.Osaka also took out of a warm-up occasion in the accumulation to last year’s Australian Open with”a niggling injury
“. Released at Fri, 07 Jan 2022 23:03:23 -0500
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