January 24, 2019 / 4:02 AM / 3 months ago

Tennis: Kvitova-Collins semi-final suspended due to heat

Tennis - Australian Open - Semi-final - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 24, 2019. Danielle Collins of the U.S. stands next to a match official before the roof is closed during match against Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova. REUTERS/Edgar Su

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Play was suspended during the Australian Open women’s semi-final between Petra Kvitova and Danielle Collins on Thursday due to excessive heat.

The score was 4-4 in the first set. Play will resume once the roof at Rod Laver Arena is closed.

Editing by Amlan Chakraborty

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