Maria Sharapova. Photo: Reuters

Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova has not managed to finish the match 1/4 finals of the WTA tournament in Shenzhen (China) against the Belarusian Arina Sobolenko.

With the score 6:1, 4:2 in favor of rival Russian woman decided to stop fighting.

By the time the tennis players spent on the court one hour and 20 minutes.

Since the beginning of the match, the Russian was bothered by left leg. She also played with a hard bandage on his right shoulder.

In the semi-finals Sobolenko will play the winner of a pair of Monica Niculescu (Romania) – van Afeni (China).

The prize Fund of the tournament amounts to 626 $ 750, informs SE.