Iga Swiatek frustrates Coco Gauff, Ons Jabeur donates WTA Finals prize money to Palestine | WTA Finals

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spinner09 am 32. Ons Jabeur donates part of the prize money to Palestine. After her victory in her second group match, Ons Jabeur declared that she will donate part of her prize money to Palestine, where a fierce war is raging between Hamas and Israel. “I am happy with my victory, but I don’t feel happy. It is very hard to see how children and babies die every day,” the Tunisian responded. “It breaks my heart.” “With my prize money I want to help Palestine. It is not a political message, I just want peace. That’s all.” .

Ons Jabeur donates part of the prize money to Palestine

After her victory in her second group match, Ons Jabeur declared that she will donate part of her prize money to Palestine, where a fierce war is raging between Hamas and Israel.

“I am happy with my victory, but I don’t feel happy. It is very hard to see how children and babies die every day,” the Tunisian responded. “It breaks my heart.”

“With my prize money I want to help Palestine. It is not a political message, I just want peace. That’s all.”

09:32:09 28. Swiatek beats Gauff, revenge for Jabeur. Iga Swiatek (WTA-2) won the clash with Coco Gauff (WTA-3) convincingly: 6-0 and 7-5. Swiatek takes a big step towards the semi-finals. The Polish winner of Roland Garros dominated in the first set. Gauff, winner of the US Open, piled up the errors and misses (11 in the first set). The American then came back into the match, but with 5 double faults, her error rate remained too high in a windy Cancun. Gauff was visibly frustrated. In a rematch of the Wimbledon final, Ons Jabeur took revenge on Marketa Vondrousova 6-4 and 6-3. Swiatek leads the group with 2 wins, Gauff and Jabeur follow with 1 win. The Polish woman, who can also become number 1 in the world again, has the best credentials for the semi-finals, but on paper anyone can still advance. .

Swiatek beats Gauff, revenge for Jabeur

Iga Swiatek (WTA-2) won the clash with Coco Gauff (WTA-3) convincingly: 6-0 and 7-5. Swiatek takes a big step towards the semi-finals.

The Polish winner of Roland Garros dominated in the first set. Gauff, winner of the US Open, piled up the errors and misses (11 in the first set).

The American then came back into the match, but with 5 double faults, her error rate remained too high in a windy Cancun. Gauff was visibly frustrated.

In a rematch of the Wimbledon final, Ons Jabeur took revenge on Marketa Vondrousova 6-4 and 6-3.

Swiatek leads the group with 2 wins, Gauff and Jabeur follow with 1 win.

The Polish woman, who can also become number 1 in the world again, has the best credentials for the semi-finals, but on paper anyone can still advance.

02-11-2023.09 23.09 22. Pegula stunt against Sabalenka. World number 1 Aryna Sabalenka has lost her second match. American player Jessica Pegula won in 2 sets: 6-4 and 6-3. A deserved victory for Pegula who needed 7 match points. Thanks to her second victory, she will certainly advance to the semi-finals. Sabalenka will still have to pull out all the stops against world number 4 Jelena Rybakina. .

Pegula stunt against Sabalenka

World number 1 Aryna Sabalenka has lost her second match. American player Jessica Pegula won in 2 sets: 6-4 and 6-3.

A deserved victory for Pegula who needed 7 match points.

Thanks to her second victory, she will certainly advance to the semi-finals. Sabalenka will still have to pull out all the stops against world number 4 Jelena Rybakina.

09h22.

Aryna Sabalenka sportsively shakes hands with Jessica Pegula.01-11-2023.06 25. Gauff sweeps Jabeur off the court. In the same group as Iga Swiatek and Marketa Vondrousova, Coco Gauff won her opening match. The laureate of the US Open defeated the Tunisian Ons Jabeur in 2 sets. Jabeur was hardly involved against Gauff, still only 19. The American teenage sensation barely gave her opponent one game, in a match that was interrupted by rain in Cancun. For Gauff it was her first victory at the WTA Finals. Last year she lost 3 times in a row in her first participation. “I’m glad I could finally win,” she laughed. “I feel loved here,” said Gauff, who clearly had the audience on her side. “Yesterday I even received a marriage proposal (laughs). It’s nice to feel so much support from the fans.” .

Gauff sweeps Jabeur off the track

In the same group as Iga Swiatek and Marketa Vondrousova, Coco Gauff won her opening match. The laureate of the US Open defeated the Tunisian Ons Jabeur in 2 sets.

Jabeur was hardly involved against Gauff, still only 19. The American teenage sensation barely gave her opponent one game, in a match that was interrupted by rain in Cancun.

For Gauff it was her first victory at the WTA Finals. Last year she lost 3 times in a row in her first participation. “I’m glad I could finally win,” she laughed.

“I feel loved here,” said Gauff, who clearly had the audience on her side. “Yesterday I even received a marriage proposal (laughs). It’s nice to feel so much support from the fans.”

06 hours 23.06 hours 22. This is really below average for the WTA Finals, too crazy for words. The track is really really bad. Marketa Vondrousova.

This is really below average for the WTA Finals, too crazy for words. The track is really really bad.

Marketa Vondrousova

06:12. Swiatek opens with a win against Vondrousova. Iga Swiatek, the number 2 in the world, started the WTA Finals with a victory. The Polish woman won 7-6, 6-0 against Marketa Vondrousova from the Czech Republic on Monday. Vondrousova ran 5-2 in the 1st set, but Swiatek found the right rhythm just then. The world number 2 stepped up and made it 5-5 with 2 service breaks in a row. The set was ultimately decided in a tiebreak, in which Vondrouova hit a double fault on set point. From then on the spirit was broken for the Czech, who could no longer win a single game in set 2. After her victory, Swiatek and Vondrousova also supported her colleagues’ criticism of the conditions in Cancun. The quality of the tennis court in particular is below par. “This is really below par for the WTA Finals, too crazy for words. The course is really terribly bad,” Vondrousova said bluntly. “This is not good for anyone,” Swiatek agreed. “The pitch feels bad and the fact that we didn’t have time to train doesn’t help either.” .

Swiatek opens with a win against Vondrousova

Iga Swiatek, the number 2 in the world, started the WTA Finals with a victory. The Polish woman won 7-6, 6-0 against Marketa Vondrousova from the Czech Republic on Monday.

Vondrousova ran 5-2 in the 1st set, but Swiatek found the right rhythm just then. The world number 2 stepped up and made it 5-5 with 2 service breaks in a row.

The set was ultimately decided in a tiebreak, in which Vondrouova hit a double fault on set point. From then on the spirit was broken for the Czech, who could no longer win a single game in set 2.

After her victory, Swiatek and Vondrousova also supported her colleagues’ criticism of the conditions in Cancun. The quality of the tennis court in particular is below par.

“This is really below par for the WTA Finals, too crazy for words. The course is really terribly bad,” Vondrousova said bluntly. “This is not good for anyone,” Swiatek agreed. “The pitch feels bad and the fact that we didn’t have time to train doesn’t help either.”

06 hours 11.31-10-2023.17 hours 53. Sabalenka furious about organization. Sabalenka easily won her first match at the WTA Finals. After the match she had to do something. “I’m just happy that I was able to stay focused given the circumstances,” the Belarusian wrote on Instagram. “Because I have to say that I am very disappointed in the WTA and these WTA Finals.” “I don’t feel respected by the WTA here and I think that is the case with most players. This is not the organizational level we can expect at the WTA Finals.” “The courts don’t feel good, the ball doesn’t bounce consistently and it wasn’t until Saturday that we were able to train on the courts for the first time. That’s unacceptable in a tournament with so much at stake,” she concluded. .

Sabalenka is furious with organization

Sabalenka easily won her first match at the WTA Finals. After the match she had to do something.

“I’m just happy that I was able to stay focused given the circumstances,” the Belarusian wrote on Instagram. “Because I have to say that I am very disappointed in the WTA and these WTA Finals.”

“I don’t feel respected by the WTA here and I think that is the case with most players. This is not the organizational level we can expect at the WTA Finals.”

“The courts don’t feel right, the ball doesn’t bounce consistently and it wasn’t until Saturday that we were able to train on the courts for the first time. That’s unacceptable in a tournament with so much at stake,” she concluded.

5pm 52.

Sabalenka complains on Instagram.07 am 06. Sabalenka barely gives Sakkari one game. Aryna Sabalenka started the WTA Finals with a resounding victory. The number 1 in the world steamrolled over the Greek Maria Sakkari, who could barely win one game: 6-0 and 6-1. A dominant Sabalenka converted 5 of her 11 break points and won 11 games in a row in a match that lasted 1h14′. “Maria is a fighter who takes every opportunity to fight back, so I remained focused on not giving her that chance,” the Belarusian said afterwards. Jessica Pegula also started with a victory in the same group. The American defeated Elena Rybakina 7-5, 6-2. Rybaka led 5-3 in set 1, but then piled up the mistakes so that Pegula still won the set with 4 games in a row. Then Pegula steamed through to victory. .

Sabalenka barely gives Sakkari one game

Aryna Sabalenka started the WTA Finals with a resounding victory. The number 1 in the world steamrolled over the Greek Maria Sakkari, who could barely win one game: 6-0 and 6-1.

A dominant Sabalenka converted 5 of her 11 break points and won 11 games in a row in a match that lasted 1h14′. “Maria is a fighter who takes every opportunity to fight back, so I remained focused on not giving her that chance,” the Belarusian said afterwards.

Jessica Pegula also started with a victory in the same group. The American defeated Elena Rybakina 7-5, 6-2. Rybaka led 5-3 in set 1, but then piled up the mistakes so that Pegula still won the set with 4 games in a row. Then Pegula steamed through to victory.

07 hours 06.07 hours 06.

2023-11-02 13:02:21
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