Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from a tournament just ahead of the Australian Open due to an abdominal injury.
Osaka, 24, pulled out of the semifinals of the Melbourne Summer Set ahead of when she was scheduled to play Veronika Kudermetova of Russia.
“Sad to withdraw due to injury from my match today, my body got a shock from playing back to back intense matches after the break I took,” Osaka said in a tweet on January 7. “I’ll try to rest up and I’ll see you soon!”
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SOURCE: Yahoo! Sports, Katie Balevic