Kasatkina lost in the semifinals of the tennis tournament in Rome
Daria Kasatkina lost to Ons Zhaber in three sets. The Tunisian representative will meet in the decisive match with the current tournament winner Iga Sviontek
Daria Kasatkina (Photo: Maxim Konstantinov/Global Look Press)
Russian tennis player Daria Kasatkina failed to reach the final of the WTA 1000 tournament in Rome. She lost to Ons Jaber from Tunisia-4:6, 6:1, 5:7.
The meeting lasted 1 hour 55 minutes. The Russian was unable to complete a single ace, committing six double faults and converting six of nine break points. Jabeur requested relegation six times, committing two double faults and converting six break points from 15.
In the final, the seventh racket in the world will face the first number in the classification of the Polish Iga Swiatek, who defeated the Belarusian Arina Sabalenko in the other semifinal.
Russian tennis players reached the final of the Rome tournament in doubles
Kasatkina, who is ranked 23rd in the WTA ranking, reached the semifinals beating Slovenian Tamara Zidansek (6:4, 6:3), Canadian Leila Fernández (4:6, 6:3, 7:6 ), the Spanish Paula Bados (6:4, 6:4) and the Swiss Gil Belen Teichman (6:4, 3:2 refusal to continue the match).
The final of the tournament in Rome will take place on May 15. His prize pool is over $2.5 million and the current winner is Swiatek. Of the Russians, the tournament was won by Maria Sharapova (three times) and Dinara Safina.
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