Tennis

Russian ace Kasatkina fires past Raducanu

Posted On: Nov 28, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

Russian ace Kasatkina fires past Raducanu

Daria Kasatkina sent the British star packing at the Ostrava Open
Daria Kasatkina, Russia's top-ranked female tennis player, is through to the round of 16 at the Ostrava Open in the Czech Republic after the 25-year-old defeated last year's US Open winner Emma Raducanu in straight sets.
Kasatkina will now progress to take on compatriot Ekaterina Alexandrova in the next round, ahead of a potential quarter-final clash with third seed Anett Kontaveit of Estonia.
Fifth seed Kasatkina prevailed 7-5 6-4 against Raducanu, in a contest spanning one hour and 31 minutes on Tuesday.
“This tournament is so tough, when you see the list of the players playing here ,” Kasatkina said afterwards.
“Whoever you've got is a very tough opponent, so you have to be really focused and be ready from the first point, the first match, the first game. I'm happy with my performance today and really excited for the next one .”
Daria Kasatkina, fighting for a spot in the WTA Finals, beats Emma Raducanu 7-5, 6-4 to reach the 2nd round in...

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