Naomi Osaka should Friday forced to give up for her semi-final on the WTA Premiertoernooi in Rome (gravel/3.452.538 dollar). The Japanese number 1 in the world has troubles with an injury to the right hand.
The Dutch Kiki Bertens (WTA 4) gets a passage to the semi-finals. Therein she comes out against the Czech Marketa Vondrousova (WTA 44) or the British Johanna Konta (WTA 42).
The 21-year-old Osaka took over for the third time part in the Internazionali BNL d’italia. At its debut in 2017, she went out in the first round, last year in the second.