Unlucky Osaka forced out of WTF after injury heartbreak in second year.
Unlucky Osaka forced out of WTF after injury heartbreNaomi Osaka a two time Grand Slam winner opted out from the current season, ending WTA Finals with a frequent health problem on, the second straight year she has been forced out due to injury.
Osaka , who bowed out prematurely during last year’s edition, due to a hamstring injury , was scheduled to play world number one and in-form Ashleigh Barty, eventually on Tuesday.
“I’m disappointed to have to withdraw from the Finals ,” Osaka said . “It has been a great event in Shenzhen , and it’s the biggest WTA event of the year .”
“ This is not how I wanted to end this tournament or my season . I look forward to getting healthy and hope to be back here in Shenzhen next year ,” she added.