Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. The time Grand Slam champion made it though four games of the opening set, but was forced to retire from the match when the pain became too much, WTA said. Her opponent, year-old Bianca Andreescu, took the title in front of a hometown crowd.
Fans in Toronto got a rematch of the U. Open final as the eighth-seeded Serena Williams met the second-seeded Naomi Osaka in the day's biggest matchup.
Both defending champions remain alive. Here's a recap of Friday's action. Sofia Kenin def.
Open final, taking down Osaka in straight sets. The time Grand Slam champion was nearly untouchable on serve.
She didn't allow a single break-point opportunity and collected 12 aces with only three double-faults, according to the Rogers Cup's official site. Osaka saved two break points in the sixth game of the first set but wasn't so lucky two games later, which was the decisive blow Williams needed to take the opening frame.
A service break in the third game of the second set helped her secure the victory. Played the g. But it's normal after a break and also coming on the hard courts.
It's very difficult for the ankles and also for the knees. But I'm happy to go through, and hopefully tomorrow I will be OK. Nadal fared better, though not without some difficulty.
He dropped serve twice in the first set to fall behind to Fognini before regrouping and steamrolling the year-old Italian over the remainder of the match.
I felt that I had a big chance to be 3-Love for me. Then it was for him.