World quantity three Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the WTA Finals in Shenzhen in consequence of a shoulder harm.
Japan’s Osaka, 22, beat Petra Kvitova in three gadgets in her opening match on Sunday and modified into in consequence of play world primary Ashleigh Barty on Tuesday.
The Australian Provoke champion might properly be modified throughout the Pink Neighborhood by alternate Kiki Bertens, the sector quantity 10.
“I’m upset to should withdraw. Right here won’t be any longer how I wanted to raze this match or my season,” talked about Osaka.
“I anticipate getting healthful and hope to be help proper right here in Shenzhen subsequent yr.”
The WTA Finals sees the sector’s prime eight avid gamers compete in two round-robin teams of 4, with the winners and runners-up advancing to the semi-finals.
The match, which moreover incorporates a doubles event that incorporates the yr’s prime eight teams, has a doc whole prize fund of £10.8m.
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