Rome: Injury forces Halep match retirement
May 12, 2021

Simona Halep was forced to retire injured in the second round of the Italian Open on Wednesday. The Romanian World No. 3 pulled up with a left calf issue while leading Angelique 6-1, 3-3 in their match on clay at the Foro Italico in Rome.

Angie, ranked 26 in the world, next meets 49th-ranked Latvian Jeļena Ostapenko.