December 3, 2021

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Greek Sakari defeats Sabalenka to reach the semi-finals

Greek Sakari defeats Sabalenka to reach the semi-finals

Sakkari Kontaveit will face Estonian in the round of the best four, while in the other key he will face Spaniard Padusa and Muguruza.

Guadalajara – Greek Maria Scary6th in the world, she beat the Belarusian 7-6 (1), 6-7 (6), 6-3 on Monday Arina Sabalenka It was categorized in Akron WTA semi-finals Which is played in Guadalajara, Mexico.

The match started with a break from each side. and then Sabalenka He did more with his fearsome serve and successful returns from different angles on the field, but drunk suffer.

In the eighth “match”, the Belarusian broke the escaping 5-3, but could not confirm this by closing the match with a double fault. HawkAfter winning the point with his serve, he leveled the set and caused a “tie-breaker”.

Scary was impeccable in her serviceOtherwise, Sabalenka made two double faults when trailing 2-1 and was obliterated in the remainder of the sudden death.

Despite the fact that he made several easy mistakes in the second set, Sabalenka I took a 4-3 lead in the Greek serve, who kept his focus and in the 10th game, when the Belarusian served up the set, she broke 5-5.

Sabalenka Go ahead to send drunk, in the eleventh game, but it was not confirmed, the Greek repeatedly tied and went to the tiebreak, which Sabalenka won 8-6.

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After two breaks on each side in the first five matches of the final group, drunk And he took advantage of the double errors of Sabalenka, who scored 20 in the whole match, and broke the seventh game and won.

In the first round of Monday, Poland’s Ija Swiatek, ninth in the world rankings, beat Spain’s Paula Padusa, 7-5, 6-4, and won it undefeated.

Badusa He admitted that his focus was in Tuesday’s semi-final match against his compatriot Garbine Muguruza, which had her tied up against the Poles, with timely breaks at the end of each set.

The WTA Finals, to be held in Guadalajara, with a prize pool of five million dollars, Tuesday will see a stage of the best-four duels between Padusa and Muguruza, first thing in the morning and Estonian Anett Kontaveit against Sakkari, at night.