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Offbeat Tennis-WTA-San José: Kasatkina wins his fifth title

10:30  08 august  2022
10:30  08 august  2022 Source:   sport365.fr

Prague: Potapova returns to the final

 Prague: Potapova returns to the final provided by Sports.fr Tennis - WTA - Prague: Potapova dominates Wang and joins Bouzkova in the final Anastasia Potapova may believe in a second title in 2022. Sacred in Istanbul last April to open His record, the Russian dominated Qiang Wang in two rounds to reach the final of the Prague WTA tournament. If the world 141st resistance at the start of the match, without problem winning her first service game, she then underwent her opponent's game.

Daria Kasatkina © Panoramic Daria Kasatkina

despite a missing start to the match against Shelby Rogers, Sunday in the final in San José, Daria Kasatkina placed in three sets (6-7, 6-1, 6-2) of the American. The Russian, who played her 200th match, thus won her fifth title on the circuit. A success that allows him to find the top 10 this Monday.

dream week for Daria Kasatkina (25) on the San José courts (California). Shelby Rogers (28), for its part, is left to continue to wait. By winning in three sets (6-7, 6-1, 6-2), Sunday in the final of the Californian tournament on the American hard, Kasatkina certainly private Rogers, already beaten twice on the last step , from her first trophy on the circuit, but she especially offered her fifth title , after her successes in Charleston, in 2017, in Moscow, in 2018, as well as in Melbourne and Saint Petersburg last season. A fifth coronation which allows the Russian to carry out at the same time a magnificent operation in the world ranking. His title obtained in California allows this Monday at the tomb of Paula Badosa, the main favorite of this San José tournament, in the semi-finals, and this one day after having crunched Aryna Sabalenka, 6th in the world, of to return In the top 10, in ninth position.

Washington: Halep starts well

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Sealed Her 200th Career Main Draw Match Win With A Kiss ???? @Dkasatkina | #Mubadalasvc pic.twitter.com/flpp3xfmb1

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a 200th match of which Kasatkina will remember

Another Comeback win in the books ???? @Dkasatkina LOCKS IN A TIGHT WIN OVER ROGERS AND RETURNS TO The Top 10 for the First Time Sale 2019! #Mubadalasvc pic.twitter.com/xnvyhquz6m

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a kind of waking dream for the 12th world player in the last classification, which played Sunday evening against Rogers its 200th match on the circuit. A match which she had misunderstood, by bowing sharply (7-2) in the decisive game which had decreased the two players in the first set (Russian had however led 4-2). On the other hand, then, Kasatkina unrolled and left only American crumbs, swept away in the last two sleeves by the one who came to interrogate this Monday in the WTA hierarchy between Garbine Muguruza and Emma Raducanu . A sacred performance.

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