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Injured Karman retires, Muramatsu wins

Muramatsu and Karman, the victor and the runner-up.

Muramatsu and Karman, the victor and the runner-up.  

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Chihiro Muramatsu of Japan won the $25,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament as Karman Kaur Thandi retired when the Japanese led 6-1, 3-1 in the final at the Arera Club on Sunday.

It was a brave effort from the 611th-ranked Karman who battled shoulder pain right from the semifinals.

It was only the second tournament on return from a shoulder injury for Karman who had last played in Miami in March. She had reached the quarterfinals last week in Gwalior.

The results:

Singles (final): Chihiro Muramatsu (Jpn) bt Karman Kaur Thandi 6-1, 3-1 retd.

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