Pliskova reaches semifinal of Western and Southern Open at Cincinnati

Her opponent Paula Badosa of Spain retired from their match due to a right shoulder injury when Pliskova was leading 7-5, 2-0.

Karolina Pliskova returns to Paula Badosa during the Western and Southern Open tennis tournament in Mason, Ohio.   -  AP

No.5 seed Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic moved into the semifinal of the Western and Southern Open.

Her opponent Paula Badosa of Spain retired from their match due to a right shoulder injury when Pliskova was leading 7-5, 2-0.

She will take on the Swiss wildcard Jil Teichmann for a place in the final.

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