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Pliskova into Toronto quarters as Osaka retires

© GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/Vaughn Ridley
Published by , Thursday 08/10/17 20:25

World number one Karolina Pliskova advanced to the quarter-finals of the WTA Toronto hardcourt tournament as opponent Naomi Osaka abandoned due to a muscle injury. After taking the first set, Czech top seed Pliskova was given a scare after Osaka fought back to level in the second set tie-break. But with Osaka clearly in discomfort, the Japanese teenager scratched in the decider, leaving Pliskova to advance 6-2, 6-7 (4/7), 1-0. Pliskova will now face either Caroline Wozniacki or Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska in the last eight. In other early action on Thursday, France's Caroline Garcia defeated Catherine Bellis of the United States 6-4, 6-2. Garcia will face either second seed Simona Halep or Barbora Strycova in the quarter-finals.
Source: AFP

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Halep take that spot from Karo
ali il y a 23 minutes
Tbh I like the unpredictability
vishruth.sgs il y a 52 minutes
True Nyteowl. Puts things in perspective doesn't it....
davidcarr9772 il y a 1 heure
This is really great news. No major interruptions at the business end of the tournament. Good work AELTC.you are the best.
expressthy@gmail.com il y a 1 jour
It is also in his Hometown and there no Atp tournament there so it was obvious he would be included
Vinayak il y a 2 jours
Who is the female?
Hope Foster il y a 2 jours
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