Naomi Osaka trains during the Melbourne Summer Set tournament but was forced to pull out before the semi-finals. Photo: AFP
Naomi Osaka trains during the Melbourne Summer Set tournament but was forced to pull out before the semi-finals. Photo: AFP

Naomi Osaka’s ‘body got a shock’ as she pulls out of her semi-final in warm-up event for Australian Open

  • Defending Australian Open champion says she is suffering from an abdominal injury after playing her first matches in four months
  • Four-time grand slam winner pulls out against Russia’s Veronika Kudermetova, who goes on to face Simona Halep in the final

Topic |   WTA (Women's Tennis Association)
Naomi Osaka trains during the Melbourne Summer Set tournament but was forced to pull out before the semi-finals. Photo: AFP
Naomi Osaka trains during the Melbourne Summer Set tournament but was forced to pull out before the semi-finals. Photo: AFP
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