Williams never faced a break point the entire match
Holder Halep retires from match with left Achilles issue
Osaka to replace Ash Barty as world number one next week
TORONTO: Serena Williams moved into the Rogers Cup semi-finals on Friday with a maiden career victory over Naomi Osaka in their first meeting since the American’s infamous row with an umpire overshadowed last year’s US Open final.
The 6-3 6-4 loss continued a run of poor form for Osaka but there was some good news later in the day when Karolina Pliskova lost to ensure the US and Australian Open champion would replace Ash Barty …read more
Source: The Himalayan Times