Elena Rybakina Advances to Semi-finals of Miami Open

Elena Rybakina, the reigning Wimbledon 2022 champion and top-ranked player from Kazakhstan, has secured a spot in the semi-finals of the WTA-1000 tournament in Miami, USA.

In a hard-fought quarterfinal match, Rybakina triumphed over Maria Sakkari of Greece with a score of 7-5, 6-7 (4-7), 6-4. The intense encounter lasted 2 hours and 48 minutes, during which Rybakina served 10 times, committed five double faults, and successfully converted five out of 16 break points.

Rybakina’s next challenge in the semi-finals will be against Belarusian Victoria Azarenka, a two-time Grand Slam champion. Azarenka secured her spot in the semi-finals by defeating Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan with a score of 7-6 (7-4), 1-6, 6-3 in her quarterfinal match.





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