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Tennis: Rybakina dismisses Pegula and goes to the final in Miami


The Kazakh Elena Rybakina dismissed the American Jessica Pegula (7-6, 6-4) to reach the final of the Miami tournament. She will challenge the Czech Petra Kvitova or the Romanian Sorana Cirstea.

Kazakh Elena Rybakina, 7th in the world and recent winner in Indian Wells, dismissed American Jessica Pegula 7-6 (7-3), 6-4 on Thursday to reach the final of the Miami tournament.

During a match chopped by numerous unforced errors, the 23-year-old player, now well placed to achieve the "

Sunshine Double

" like her male counterpart Carlos Alcaraz.

Rybakina was first hooked by the world number 3 in the first set, won in the tiebreak, before overturning a second set in which she was trailing 4-2.

In the final, she will challenge Czech Petra Kvitova, who earlier eliminated Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova in a weather-delayed quarter-final (6-4, 3-6, 6-3), or Romania's Sorana Cirstea.

Source: lefigaro

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