Halep wins title after Pliskova retires

(AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

ROME (AP) Top-seeded Simona Halep won her first Italian Open title on Monday when 2019 champion Karolína Plíšková retired midway through the final with an injury.

Halep was leading 6-0, 2-1 when Plíšková stopped playing after just 31 minutes.

After Halep won the first set, Plíšková had her lower back treated by a trainer. Plíšková also had her left thigh taped during the match.

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