“It is not in my power to play at the French Open. My hoarding is still hurting and I would not have enough time to prepare for the transition to clay,” she explained in her statement.
“The two tournaments are too close for me,” complained the Japanese woman, who defeated Viktoria Azarenkova in the 300th battle in Belarus in the Saturday final in New York.
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The translated French Open begins on September 27. Osaka, the current world number three, has not yet advanced to Roland Garros until the third round.