Clear. 45.2   F New York
AI-Powered News Summarizer
Top Stories

Naomi Osaka will not play in the French Open

September 18, 2020. Summarized by summa-bot.

Less than a week after she won the US Open, three-time major champion Naomi Osaka of Japan announced on social media that she will not play in the French Open in Paris.

(CNN)Less than a week after she won the US Open, three-time major champion Naomi Osaka of Japan announced on social media that she will not play in the French Open in Paris.

"Unfortunately I won't be able to play the French Open this year," Osaka said in posts on Twitter and Instagram on Thursday.

Osaka, 22, had her left hamstring wrapped throughout the US Open.

Osaka withdrew from the Western & Southern Open final, citing the hamstring injury, giving Victoria Azarenka the win via a walkover.

Osaka rallied to defeat Azarenka 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the US Open final on Saturday.

All six of Osaka's career titles have been on hard courts, including her US Open win on Saturday.

Besides Osaka's absence, the women's singles draw will be missing the current world No. 1 and the reigning French Open champion.

Summarizer is on Google News. Now you can get the latest AI summarized news on your favorite news platform.

Don't like Google News? We have an RSS Feed for you.

Suggestions