Pera stuns Kontaveit in Hamburg for 2nd title in 7 days
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — American player Bernarda Pera stunned top-seeded Anett Kontaveit 6-2, 6-4 to win the Hamburg European Open on Saturday for her second title in seven days. The 81st-ranked Pera, who won her first WTA title in Budapest last week, saved three of the four break points she faced and took four of the six she created to beat Kontaveit, the world No. 2. It was Pera’s 12th straight victory going back to the Budapest qualifiers after losing her previous five matches.Kontaveit was playing in her 16th career final and her first since February in Doha. She had been going for her seventh singles title in the final against Pera.
© Panoramic Karolina Pliskova WTA Masters 20211114
as absent during the first round, Karolina Pliskova had to whip to win against Katie Boulter on the 1st Tour of the ATP tournament in San José.
Karolina Pliskova curled the correctional. seeded number 8 in San José, the Czech delivered a copy far from being reassuring during her victory against Katie Boulter for her entry in the running . Indeed, if she won her first service game, the world 15th then disappeared from the court. Unable to put Briton in difficulty in difficulty only on a recovery, Karolina Pliskova conceded no less than six consecutive games. Aside from the latest service game from Katie Boulter, on which the latter had to save three bales from Débreak, it was the shadow of the Czech that was on the Californian court. But it was necessary to count on a reaction from Karolina Pliskova and it took place. converting its first two break balls in the second set, the seeded number 8 quickly led four games to nothing and then five games to one after having kept its commitment good.
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Pliskova Pushes Through ➡️
???????? @Kapliskova COMES from A SET DOWN TO Defeat Boulter in San Jose! #Mubadalasvc pic.twitter.com/c3wxdamowq
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k.pliskova far from confidence
however, the relapse was not far away and Katie Boulter took advantage . The world 127th managed to pick up five games everywhere before a stretched set. Indeed, the two players lost their last service game before explaining to the Tiebreak. They went blow for blow but, at the first opportunity, it was Karolina Pliskova who seized her chance to equalize a round everywhere. The last round started as the previous one ended, with an exchange of lost service games. A scenario that then happened but, in the end, it was the Czech that knew how to make the difference. leading five games to three after a white break, it was at his first match ball that the world world concluded the meeting (1-6, 7-6, 6-3 in 2h15 ’). Faced with Amanda Anisimova, tomb of Ashlyn Krueger (6-2, 7-6 in 1h17 '), Karolina Pliskova will have to raise her level of play.
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Tennis - WTA - Toronto: Gauff has pressed the way .
© Panoramic Cori Gauff WTA Berlin 20220615 Seeds number 10, Cori Gauff launched his WTA tournament in Toronto by an expeditious victory against his compatriot Madison Brengle, qualifications. While the rain still plays the spoilsports in Montreal, Cori Gauff has not lost time in Toronto. Opposed to his compatriot Madison Brengle, the seeded number 10 in Canada spent just over an hour on the court.