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Czech tennis player Markéta Vondroušová beat home side Anastasia Pavljučenková 6: 4 and 6: 2 in the quarter-finals of the indoor tournament in Moscow after a turnaround. In the semifinals, the Olympic silver medalist will face Anett Kontaveit from Estonia or Garbina Muguruza from Spain.
Although Markéta Vondroušová lost in the game 1: 4, she then showed a big turn. | Video: Associated press
22-year-old Vondroušová did not start the match well with the world’s sixteenth player and Pavljučenkovová took a 4-1 lead. But then the 35th player in the table won seven games in a row, reversed the development of the duel and have qualified for the semi-finals for the fifth time this season.
Vondroušová’s next opponent will be Kontaveitová, or former world number one Muguruzaová. With the two-time Grand Slam winner, the Czech national team lost the semi-finals in Melbourne earlier this year and were due to play the final with them recently in Chicago, but did not start the duel due to illness. .
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In Moscow, Vondroušová will aim for the sixth final of his career. So far he has won the only title, four years ago in Biel.
Men’s and women’s tennis tournament in Moscow (hard court):
Women (grant of $ 565,530):
Singles – Quarter-finals: Vondroušová (CZE) – Pavlyuchenkova (4-Rus.) 6: 4, 6: 2, Alexandrovova (RUS) – Sabalenkova (1-Bel.) 6: 3, 6: 4.
Men (purse $ 779,515):
Singles – Quarter-finals: Berankis (Lit.) – Mannarino (Fr.) 6: 2, 7: 6 (7: 1).
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