Injury bug hits Raducanu
Great Britain’s Emma Raducanu is out of the Korea Open after retiring injured from her semi-final against top seed Jelena Ostapenko.
The 19-year-old took a medical timeout during the second set as she struggled with a left glute injury.
She carried on as Ostapenko claimed the second set but conceded the match to the Latvian at 4-6 6-3 3-0.
Ostapenko will face second seed Ekaterina Alexandrova of Russia, who beat Germany’s Tatjana Maria 6-2 6-4.
British number one Raducanu, who was playing in her first semi-final of a regular WTA Tour event, has struggled with various injuries and has retired mid-match on a number of occasions since winning the US Open in 2021. (BBC)