Sofia Arvidsson wins, Zheng retires

Updated: November 2, 2012, 5:21 PM ET
Associated Press

SOFIA, Bulgaria -- Sofia Arvidsson of Sweden secured victory without finishing the first set as Zheng Jie of China retired at 5-1 in the season-ending Tournament of Champions on Friday.

On the last day of the event's group stage, Arvidsson replaced Maria Kirilenko, who pulled out of the competition on Thursday with an upper respiratory illness. Arvidsson and Zheng had no chance of advancing to the semifinals.

In the second group match, Russia's Nadia Petrova rallied from a ...

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