Jessica Pegula Advances to Semi-Finals at WTA Finals in Cancun, Mexico

Jessica Pegula Advances to Semi-Finals at WTA Finals in Cancun, Mexico

The American Jessica Pegula is the first semi-finalist at the WTA Finals in Cancun, Mexico.

In her second group game she defeated the Belarusian world number one Aryna Sabalenka 6:4, 6:3.

It is the 29-year-old’s second success against Sabalenka in the sixth duel. Pegula had already won her opening match at the season final tournament for the best eight tennis women of the year against Kazakh Jelena Rybakina in two sets.

Sabalenka and Rybakina in a direct duel for the semi-finals

At the end of the preliminary round, Sabalenka will play against Rybakina for the second semi-final place in Group A in a new edition of this year’s finals of the Australian Open and the WTA 1000 tournament in Indian Wells.

Rybakina, fourth in the world rankings, prevailed in three sets against Maria Sakkari 6:0, 6:7(4), 7:6(2). After her second defeat, the Greek has no chance of progressing.

2023-11-01 10:10:38
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