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Naomi Osaka (back) retires, Emma Raducanu falls in Toronto

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Japan's Naomi Osaka withdrew from the first round of the National Bank Open in Toronto on Tuesday with a hip injury.

Estonia's Kaia Kanepi led Osaka with her 7-6 (4) 3-0 lead and the four-time Grand Slam winner had to pack it in.

She tried her best, but she couldn't do it today," Osaka said. “Congratulations to Kaia for playing well and wishing her the best of luck for the rest of the tournament.”

Another successful young star was No. 9 seed Emma Radukhanu on Tuesday. (Great Britain) were sent off early after losing 7-6 (0) 6-2 to Italy's Camila Giorgi.

Giorgi is unseeded, but she is the defending champion of the WTA 1000 event. She overcame six double her faults by scoring her 29 points (70.7%) out of her points her service first in her 41.

Giorgi won her game in the last six though she was trailing 2-0 in the second set. This included her stunning 16 straight points, from the winning points in the 4th game to the 8th and final game. Giorgi won her third match on her points.

"I honestly think it was a really good match," Radukhanu told reporters. “I think the level was pretty high, especially in the first set. And Camila is a great opponent. } Coco Gauff and Belinda Bencic suffered a similar fate to Raducane, winning in straight sets each. No. 10 seed Gauff beat fellow American Madison Brengle 6-1, 6-3 in 62 minutes. Switzerland's 12th seed Bencic beat Czech Republic's Tereza Martinkova 6-4, 6-2.

Bencic's reward for promotion is her second date with Serena Williams. The 40-year-old superstar revealed Tuesday in a first-person essay that he has begun "evolving away from tennis" and plans to retire from the sport soon in favor of his family and business ventures. 37} Other Tuesday winners include Amanda Anisimova of the United States, Shuai Chang and Ching Wen Chen of China, Adjula Tomljanovic of Australia, Sarah Sorribes Tormo of Spain and Elise Mertens of Belgium.

Her two matches in primetime were still undecided. Canadian favorite Bianca Andreescu won her first set by beating Russia's 11th seed Daria Kasatkina 7-6 (5). No. 3 seed Maria Sakkari of Greece was scheduled to face Sloane Stephens in her only second-round match of the day.

– Field Level Media