Wed. Jun 12th, 2024

The United States Open winner Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the French Open over a hamstring injury.

The Japanese player stated this on Thursday September 17, 2020, on her social media platform.

“Unfortunately I won’t be able to play the French Open this year,” Osaka said

“My hamstring is still sore so I won’t have enough time to prepare for the clay – these 2 tournaments came too close to each other for me this time,” she adds

The 22-year-old player won the US Open on Saturday after defeating Victoria Azarenka 1-6, 6-3, and 6-3 in the final.

The French Open will take place in Paris from September 27 to October 11, 2020

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