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In the second round of the event in Montreal, Garbine Muguruza (WTA 9) clashed with Katerina Siniakova (WTA 55). It was a game of ups and downs. In the first group, from 0:2, the Czechs won six games in a row. Spain dominated the second match, which was reversed 6-0. In the third set, the ranking leader of 3:2 lost four more matches.
In one match and 59 minutes, Sinyakova made eight double faults. She’s broken six times and used seven of her 11 break points herself. She took the lead 2-1 in the balance sheet for matches with Muguruza. For the Czech woman, this is her seventh win over the top 10 tennis players, and her second this year. In Parma, she eliminated Serena Williams.
In the first round, Sloane Stephens (WTA 62) won 6:4, 1:6, 6:4 by Dajana Jastremska (WTA 50). The American returned in the first set with a score of 0-2, and in the second set of 2:4 she scored four games in a row. Within an hour and 56 minutes, the Ukrainian sent out nine aces, eight of them in the first two matches. Both tennis players scored six breaks. In the second round, Stevens will face the more-seeded Arina Sabalenka of Belarus.
Cory Gauff (WTA 24) returned 0-3 in the second set, defeating Anastasia Sevastova (WTA 64) 6-1 6-4. In 66 minutes, the American woman consumed four out of 9 break points.
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Second round of singles:
Katerina Sinyakova (Czech Republic) defeated Garbine Muguruza (Spain 5) 6-2-0, 6-6.
First round of singles:
Corey Gauff (USA, 15) – Anastasia Sevastova (Łotwa) 6:1, 6:4
Camila Giorgi (Italy) beat Elise Mertens (Belgium 9) 6-3 7-5
Joanna Konta (UK) – Shuai Zhang (China) 4:6, 5:2 and retired
Jessica Pegola (USA) – Annette Kontaveit (Estonia) 5:7, 6:3, 6:3
Sloane Stephens (USA) – Dagana Gastremska (Ukraine) 6:4, 1:6, 6:4
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