The Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (WTA 40) has settled on Saturday when second-placed in the finals of the VTB Kremlin Cup in Moscow, 840.130 dollars). She beat Czech Karolina Muchova (WTA 35) with a 6-4, 6-7 (6/8), and 6-1.
Sunday will play Pavlyuchenkova to victory in the Russian courts against the Swiss Belinda Bencic (WTA 10). The third seed, won earlier in the day with a 6-3, 6-4 by Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic (WTA 45).
Pavlyuchenkova (28) has twelve WTA tour titles in her hall of fame but this year, they don’t even celebrate it. Last month she was the losing finalist in rio de janeiro. Bencic (22) is aiming for a sixth WTA title.
Ostapenko is on a roll and will play in Luxembourg for the final:Jelena Ostapenko . (Photo: AFP)
The Latvian Jelena Ostapenko (WTA 63) is on Saturday and placed first for the finals of the WTA tournament in Luxembourg (hard/ $ 250,000). The former winner of Roland Garros earlier, in her semi-final battle, after one hour and 53 minutes of tennis in three sets (3-6, 6-3, 6-2 and the Russian Anna Blinkova (WTA 66), the eighth seed.
the 22-year-old Ostapenko, once number five in the world, it is the second final in a row. Last week, she was in Austria-Linz in the final battle against the fifteen-year-old sensation, Cori Gauff (WTA 71). With a win, capturing Ostapenko her first WTA tour title, after Roland Garros, and in Seoul, korea, in 2017).
In the final, waiting for a confrontation, Julia Görges (WTA 26). In the case of German, the second seed, defeated in her semi-final showdown with the Kazakh Elena Rybakina (WTA 43), the third seed, after a one and a half hours of tennis in two sets (6-3, 6-4).