With the start of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia, in Rome, the short European clay-season also begins, which will culminate with the French Open 2020 in autumn. The Belarusian Victoria Azarenka qualified for the quarter-finals of the Italian Open 2020, taking advantage of the retirement due to injury of her opponent Daria Kasatkina.
The Belarusian consoled her opponent, after realizing that she could not continue the challenge (below the video). In the quarters Azarenka will meet Garbine Muguruza.
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