Sports Knee injury forces Bianca Andreescu to drop out of WTA Finals

16:40  30 october  2019
16:40  30 october  2019 Source:   cbc.ca

Bianca Andreescu makes Canadian history by reaching No. 4 in rankings

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Bianca Andreescu with the first break of serve and she leads 2-1 over Simona Halep in the first set of their @ WTAFinals round robin match. Simona Halep once again got the break as she forced Andreescu to hit three unforced errors. Bianca Andreescu took a medical time out as she whacked

With her left knee heavily strapped, Canada's Bianca Andreescu called it quits after a 6-3 first-set loss to Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic in her second match of the WTA Finals on Wednesday in Shenzhen, China.

In the second game, Andreescu struggled to walk after reaching for a forehand and limped to the bench where a trainer wrapped her knee. She returned to the court but proceeded to make several errors and didn't even make an attempt at Pliskova's final serve.

On Monday, an ailing Andreescu was tended to by a trainer several times for a back injury in the third set of a three-set loss to Simona Halep in her tournament opener.

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SHENZHEN, China — An ailing Bianca Andreescu will have to try to dig out of an early hole at the WTA Finals — if the Canadian decides she's healthy Asked if the injury could cause her to drop out of future matches, she said "we'll see." The US-million season-ending tournament splits the eight

Simona Halep, the Wimbledon champion, valiantly saved a match point and recovered from a set down to defeat Bianca Andreescu in three sets at the WTA Finals .

Earlier this season,the 19-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., was sidelined for months with a right shoulder issue and in August was hampered by a groin injury at the Rogers Cup.

Pliskova, who lost to Andreescu in three sets in the Rogers Cup quarter-finals at Toronto, will play Halep with the winner advancing to the semifinals against defending champion Elina Svitolina of Ukraine. Pliskova, the No. 2 seed, leads the Tour this year with four tournament titles.

Svitolina gained a semifinal berth earlier Wednesday, defeating Halep 7-5 6-3  in a tough, physical match.

Andreescu's First Post Since Her Knee Injury Proves She Is Still Absolutely Slaying .
Queen B isn't letting her injury get her down.As if that wasn’t enough to wade off all of those bad-knee vibes, the 19-year-old also recently became a brand ambassador for BMW. In her first tweet since announcing she would retire for the rest of 2019, Andreescu showed off her sleek new whip outside of Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena.

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