Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina upset second-seeded Viktoria Kuzmova of Slovakia 7-6 (4), 6-3 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the BRD Bucharest Open in Romania.
It marks the second time the 20-year-old has reached a semifinal this year. She lost to the Netherlands’ Kiki Bertens in last month’s Libema Open in her first one.
Rybakina - Italy - Martina - Di - Giuseppe
Rybakina will face Italy’s Martina Di Giuseppe in the semifinals. Di Giuseppe posted a 6-4, 6-4 victory over the Czech Republic’s Barbora Krejcikova.
“Of course, I want to play in the finals — winning the tournament would be perfect,” Rybakina said after her win. “I’ve already played one semifinal on WTA, so I’m just focusing on the next match.”
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Sixth-seeded Laura Siegemund of Germany and unseeded Romanian Patricia Maria Tig will meet in the other semifinal. Siegemund prevailed 7-5, 6-2 over Romania’s Irina-Camelia Begu, and Tig recorded a 6-3,...
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