Daria, Casadonte: Alexey Danichev / RIA Novosti
Russian tennis player Daria Kasatkina beat the first racket of the world the Danish Caroline Wozniacki and reached the semifinals of the tournament in Saint-Petersburg. The meeting was held on Friday, February 2, and ended with the victory Kasatkina with the score 7:6 (7:2), 6:3, according to the website of the competition.
Tennis players spent on court 1 hour and 31 minutes. 20-year-old Russian has performed one ACE, made four double faults and used four break-points out of six. Wozniacki recorded in the net one pitch on the flight, made one double fault and scored three break-points out of four.
Next opponent Daria will be the defending champion of the tournament — the Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic. In the quarterfinals she defeated the Czech Katerina of Maria Sinyakova.
At the moment Kasatkina is the 23rd place in the rating of Female tennis Association (WTA). She has one victory on the WTA tournament in singles.
January 27, Wozniacki won the Australian Open. In the final, she was stronger than Romanian girls Simone Halep. The win was Wozniacki’s first career tournament series “Grand slam”.
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