Osaka survives test to reach last 16 in Madrid along with Halep

Tennis - WTA Premier Mandatory - Madrid Open - The Caja Magica, Madrid, Spain - May 7, 2019 Japan's Naomi Osaka celebrates winning her round of 32 match against Spain's Sara Sorribes Tormo REUTERS/Susana Vera

MADRID (Reuters) – World number one Naomi Osaka withstood a firm test from unseeded Spaniard Sara Sorribes Tormo to reach the last 16 of the Madrid Open on Tuesday while Simona Halep also advanced but Angelique Kerber’s tournament was ended by an ankle injury. The Japanese was taken to a tiebreak in the first set […]

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