Naomi Osaka beats Angelique Kerber at WTA Miami, Simona Halep withdraws
Naomi Osaka (WTA-77) won 6-2 and 6-3 against Angelique Kerber (WTA-15) in the second round of the WTA tournament in Miami (USD 8,584,055) on Thursday in a duel between two former numbers. one of the world. Simona Halep (WTA-19), another ex-number one, withdrew injured.
Two weeks ago, Osaka left the track at Indian Wells in tears after someone insulted her from the audience. After her first round in Miami, she already indicated that she has discussed this with a therapist.
Halep is forfeit for the remainder of the tournament due to a thigh injury. That said the Romanian on Twitter on Thursday. “An MRI revealed a tear,” she wrote. She also has to fit for the WTA tournament in Charleston and the jump-offs of the Billie Jean King Cup.