Simona Halep and Karolina Pliskova faced off in the final of the women’s tennis tournament Internazionali BNL d’Italia.
The Czech tennis player was injured from the very beginning of the match. And at the beginning of the second set, she had to withdraw from the match.
Simona Halep (Romania) – Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) 6:0, 2:1
“I’ve finally won it,” Halep said after the match. “I love this tournament, and I play well here almost every year – besides last year, of course. I started my rise up the rankings at this tournament in 2013, so I’ve always dreamed of having this title. I’m really happy that it happened today.”