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Bianca Andreescu eliminated from WTA Final

Bianca Andreescu of Canada hits a return shot against Elise Mertens of Belgium during their second round of the women's singles match in the China Open tennis tournament at the Diamond Court in Beijing, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.
Bianca Andreescu of Canada hits a return shot against Elise Mertens of Belgium during their second round of the women's singles match in the China Open tennis tournament at the Diamond Court in Beijing, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andy Wong

SHENZHEN, China – Canada’s Bianca Andreescu has been eliminated from the WTA Finals after retiring from her match against Karolina Pliskova today with a left knee injury.

Andreescu came up limping after returning a serve in the third game. She then had her left knee taped up, but clearly struggled with her movement afterward.

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Andreescu retired after dropping the first set 6-3. She is now 0-2 at the season-ending, US$14-million event and can’t advance to the semifinals.

More to come.

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