Sunday, 21 October, 2018


Osaka apologises to beaten Beijing opponent

Noah Ferguson | 08 October, 2018, 22:42

Last week, she got to the Pan Pacific Open final in Tokyo.

Osaka also struggled with a lower back problem in the second set as Sevastova raced to a 5-2 lead before closing out the win.

Recently-crowned US Open champion Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the ongoing Hong Kong Open citing a back injury. "She (Zhang Shuai) is such an incredible player and it was really hard to play against her here", WTA quoted Osaka, as saying. "It's exciting to feel like I'm playing well at the end of the year", world number two Wozniacki said.

Asked by AFP at her post-match press conference why she appeared happier in defeat than she did after winning on Friday, Osaka said: "I don't have any regrets from today. I hope that we will continue to have good matches", Sevastova said.

Sevastova is set to play the final against the victor of the match between Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark, the second seed and victor of the Australian Open this year, and wildcard Wang Qiang of China.

The time off allowed her body to mend and she returned to the sport in January 2015.

The first of Wozniacki's 30 titles on the WTA Tour came in Beijing in 2010 and she did not drop a single set en route to her third championship of the season. Caroline played incredible today, it's always tough playing against her and I have never won.

The Argentine will now play Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili in the final after the Georgian defeated Kyle Edmund of Great Britain.

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