Estonian Anett Kontaveit has not lost in 22 matches in the domestic championships. Greek tennis player Maria Scarry scratched against German Laura Siegmund in Stuttgart (WTA 500).
PAP / EPA / NOUSHAD THEKKAYIL / Pictured: Anett Kontaveit
All the semi-finalists were selected in Stuttgart. Anett Kontaveit (WTA 6), who had a very difficult time, stayed in the game for the title. She defeated 2:6, 6:3, 7:6 (5) Ekaterina Alexandrua (WTA 39). In the third set, the Estonian lost three consecutive games of 5:3. In a tiebreaker, she crushed her opponent’s resistance and won the promotion after 2 hours 14 minutes.
Kontaveit served nine aces and Alexandroya had eight. Estonian applied three times, and got a break twice. She sent 33 final hits with 41 non-compulsive fouls. Alexandroua, 38 straight balls won and 56 fouls. Kontaveit scored two more points (101-99). He has a streak of 22 consecutive matches he won in domestic tournaments.
The Estonian increased the balance of confrontations with Alexandru to 3-0. And their two previous matches (Ostrava 2020, the final in Moscow 2021) amounted to three hundred fights. Kontaveit had great moments early in the 2021 and 2022 seasons. Starting in August, it won five titles. On Friday, he will face the Sabalenka Arena in Stuttgart.
Laura Siegemund (WTA 231) was leading 6:4, 3:1 when Maria Sakkari (WTA 5) scrambled. Diseases of the digestive system made it impossible for the Greeks to continue the game. It was her second show in Stuttgart. Last season, in the second round, she defeated the Czech Petra Kvitova in three sets.
Injured Siegemund has two WTA singles titles to his credit. First victory she won in a stadium (2016). In 2017, she triumphed in Stuttgart after defeating Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic. The German is the quarter-finalist at Roland Garros 2020. In the standings, she finished 27th. Her next competitor will be Lyudmila Samsonova.
Porsche Grand Prix tennisStuttgart (Germany)
WTA 500, clay court in the hall, total prize money of 757.9 thousand. dollar
Thursday April 21
Second round of singles:
Anett Kontaveit (Estonia, 5) Ekaterina Alexandruwa beat Ekaterina Alexandruwa 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5).
Laura Siegmund (Germany) vs. Maria Sakkari (Greece 4) 6:4, 3:1 and retired.
Stirring a Spanish woman with Kazaszka in Stuttgart. Karolina Pliskova at sea
Magda fought Lynette at lightning speed in the next round. Promote Sarah Sorribes
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