New York: Thursday, February 20, 2020
© 2020 HAS2SEE.COM
ZERO CENTS
ZERO CENTS
Online Readers: 43
(2 is just watching the pictures)
New York: Thursday, February 20, 2020
© 2020 HAS2SEE.COM
ZERO CENTS
ZERO CENTS
Online Readers: 47
(5 is just watching the pictures)
Sakkari upsets Bencic in St. Petersburg, Kvitova withdraws


Sakkari upsets Bencic in St. Petersburg, Kvitova withdraws

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) – Maria Sakkari upset top-seeded Belinda Bencic to say a spot within the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy semifinals on Friday, whereas Petra Kvitova withdrew due to sickness.

Bencic was a set and a break up earlier than Sakkari stormed again to win 2-6, 6-4, 6-3.

“I’m really proud of the way I’m fighting and the way I can turn these matches around,” the Greek participant stated.

That units up a semifinal on Saturday in opposition to Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina, who beat Oceane Dodin 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-2 of their quarterfinal.

The different semifinal pits second-seeded Kiki Bertens in opposition to Ekaterina Alexandrova, who superior by walkover after Kvitova’s withdrawal.



Kvitova stated the unspecified sickness bothered her on Thursday throughout a three-set win over Alison van Uytvanck.

“I wasn’t feeling well during my match yesterday and hoped I would feel better today, but unfortunately, that’s not the case,” Kvitova stated.

Bertens, who received the St. Petersburg title final 12 months, wanted practically two hours to win her quarterfinal 6-4, 7-6 (3) in opposition to qualifier Anastasia Potapova. Bertens was 5-2 down within the second set earlier than successful 5 of the next six video games to drive the tiebreak.

___

More AP tennis: https://www.apnews.com/apf-Tennis and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2020 The Washington Times, LLC.

Read More – Click Here


©2020 Has2see.Com - News Network

Log in with your credentials

or    

Forgot your details?

Create Account

Send this to a friend