Andreescu battles harm, drops match towards Rogers at Silicon Valley Basic

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu was battling a again harm and misplaced her first spherical match to American Shelby Rogers in straight units (6-4, 6-2) on the Mubadala Silicon Valley Basic in San Jose, Calif., on Tuesday.

Andreescu, 22, stated after the match that she had been experiencing decrease again ache for the previous few days and it obtained worse when she misplaced the primary set 3-2.

Andreescu took medical timeouts a number of instances all through the match, which was displaying issues.

The Mississauga native was presupposed to get an MRI on Tuesday and is to play on the Nationwide Financial institution Open in Toronto subsequent week.

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Bianca Andreescu makes the primary spherical of the Silicon Valley Basic

22 yr previous from Mississauga, Ont. Misplaced to Shelby Rogers 6-4, 6-2 in Spherical 32 of the Silicon Valley Basic.

Rogers, quantity 45, hit 4 aces within the match, whereas Andreescu made 5 double faults.

Rogers will face high seed Maria Sakkari of Greece on Thursday within the spherical of 16. Sakkari obtained a bye within the first spherical.

In different Canadian tennis motion, Denis Shapovalov and his American doubles accomplice Denis Kudla misplaced in straight units (6-4, 6-4) to India’s Rohan Bopanna and Netherlands’ Matvey Middelkup within the first spherical of the Metropolis Open.

In different motion within the match, four-time main champion Naomi Osaka defeated Zheng Qinwen 6–4, 3–6, 6–1 in her first match since Might.

Osaka hit 11 aces and saved seven of eight break factors within the hard-court match that serves as a tuneup for the US Open.

Osaka had not performed since her first spherical loss to Amanda Anisimova on the French Open on 23 Might.

The previous No. 1-ranked participant was troubled by her left Achilles tendon throughout that loss, then cited the prolonged harm she suffered when she pulled out of Wimbledon in June.

Osaka gained the US Open in 2018 and 2020.

Qualifier Elisabeth Mandlik additionally gained her WTA debut by defeating Alison Riske-Amritraj 6-3, 6-3 and No. 9 seed Veronika Kudermetova defeated Camila Giorgi 7-6(2), 4-6, 7-5 .

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