World number one Naomi Osaka pulled out of the Qatar Open due to a back injury.
Wolrld top number Naomi Osaka Pulled out of Qatar open because to a back injury. Declaring the news, Naomi Shown disappointment over the development and wishes that she would participate in the next edition of the tournament.
“I am sorry to have withdrawn from Doha this year as I was looking forward to playing and seeing my fans there,” the Australian Open champion said in a statement,” WTA quoted Osaka, as saying.
“I wish everyone a great week and hope to see everyone next year,” she added.
The back pain had led to the trouble to Osaka earlier again when she had to miss last year’s Hong Kong Open.
Meanwhile, Qatar Open is all arrayed to see the participation of players like Simona Halep, Angelique Kerber, Karolina Pliskova, and Kiki Bertens.