Bertens retires from French Open second-round match
Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - May 29, 2019. Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands in action during her second round match against Slovakia's Viktoria Kuzmova. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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PARIS (Reuters) – Dutch fourth seed Kiki Bertens, one of the pre-tournament favourites, retired due to illness from her second-round match against Slovakian Viktoria Kuzmova on Wednesday.
Bertens threw in the towel while trailing 3-1 in the opening set on Court Philippe Chatrier.
(Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Ed Osmond)