The US Open champion was injured in the match of the Final tournament of the year
Ex-first racket of the world Czech Karolina Pliskova defeated Bianca Andreescu from Canada to the purple group match at the Final tournament of the year. The prize Fund of the tournament in the Chinese Shenzhen is $14 million.
After losing the first set with a score 3:6, Andreescu refused to continue the fight due to a knee injury. The meeting lasted only 51 minutes.
For 19-year-old women from Canada’s defeat was the second in a row at the Final tournament. Previously she gave another ex-first racket of the world, Simona Halep from Romania— 6:3, 6:7 (6:8), 3:6. These results have deprived her of a chance to reach the semi-finals.
First place in the purple group had secured last year’s winner of the Final tournament of Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, winning and Pliskova and Halep. Czech and Romanian tennis player November 1, will play for the second ticket to the playoffs.
In the red group have chances to qualify to the semifinals retain all four participants — the leader of the world ranking Ashleigh Barty from Australia, the Dutchwoman Kiki of Bertens, Petra Kvitova from the Czech Republic and a representative of the Swiss Belinda Bencic. 31 October in the last round, Barty will play against Kvitova and Bertens with Bencic.
Previously, because of a shoulder injury from the tournament starred Japanese Naomi Osaka. It was replaced by Bertens.
Andreescu this season, won three titles: he won the tournament series Premier Mandatory in Indian wells, the competition series Premier 5 in Toronto and at the US Open.