Danielle Collins reached her first major final at the Australian Open in January and displayed that same sort of hard-court talent with a 7-6 (5), 6-3 victory against Naomi Osaka.
The men's first round at Madrid Open begins next week, headlined by Rafael Nadal and top-ranked Novak Djokovic.
This is just the second time Naomi Osaka has managed to advance into the quarterfinal of any tournament over the last year.
According to the travel regulations, persons, who had not taken COVID-19 vaccine shots, aren’t allowed to enter United States. This also means Novak Djokovic will not able to enter US Open.
While Daniil Medvedev defeated Jenson Brooksby to reach quarterfinals of Miamo Open, Naomi Osaka beat Danielle Collins for semifinal berth.
Indian Wells 2022 will be without both players who made the women's final at Australia Open 2022 as Danielle Collins had also withdrawn from the tournament.
Naomi Osaka enjoyed six aces but had her serve broken five times by Sorribes Tormo, who had already bettered French Open runner-up Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
Ashleigh Barty pocketed her third Major after winning the women's singles crown at the Australian Open 2022 in Melbourne on Saturday.
The 25-year-old Ashleigh Barty now has three major titles on three surfaces. She had won Wimbledon last year and the French Open in 2019.
Ashleigh Barty is the first Aussie woman to reach the singles final of home Grand Slam since Wendy Turnbull in 1980.
Alize Cornet defeated Simona Halep 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 at the Australian Open 2022. She will next meet Danielle Collins.