Top-ranked players advance to semifinals despite complaints: An American guaranteed in the final

Despite the complaints of the players against the WTA for the way in which the Cancun Women’s Masters has been organized, four of the top five in the ranking will compete in the semifinals

Jessica Pegulathe five on the lists, has slipped in instead of Elena Rybakinaeliminated yesterday at the hands of Aryna Sabalenka. The Belarusian, number one, will put her title at stake in the semifinal that will pit her against Iga Swiatek.

The Pole, undefeated in the tournament, He has mathematical options to regain world leadership if he is crowned on Sunday. Iga gave another performance last morning by beating Ons Jabeur, by a clear 6-1 and 6-2.

For its part, Coco Gauff won the ticket after coming back from Marketa Vondrousova and closing a score of 5-7, 7-6(4) and 6-3. She will duel with her friend and compatriot Pegula, with whom she also competes in the doubles competition.

This guarantees the presence of an American in the final for the first time since the 2018 edition when Sloane Stephens lost to Elina Svitolna.

This is the WTA ranking

Aryna Sabalenka 9.050

Each Swiatek 8.545

Coco Gauff 6.580

Elena Rybakina 6.365

Jessica Pegula 5,645

2023-11-04 08:26:07
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