Giorgi will play the final in Canada against Karolina Pliskova

Camila Giorgi, finalist in Canada.

Camila giorgi this Saturday he made sure his presence for the first time in the final of a WTA 1,000 by beating this Saturday to Jessica pegula in the tournament Montreal (Canada), which will allow him to contest the title to Karolina Pliskova who defeated Aryna Sabalenka in the other semi-final.

The Italian Giorgi, the 71st in the world, defeated to the american Pegula (30), in three sets, 6-3, 3-6 and 6-1. To reach the semi-finals, Giorgi had to beat three players ranked among the top 25 in the world in Montreal: Elise Mertens, Petra Kvitoa Y Coco Gauff.

After your victory, Giorgi expressed his joy because, he said, it had been “a great match” even though in the second set “maybe I didn’t play my game.” Giorgi acknowledged that lost “a little rhythm“, but he recovered and performed an “incredible” third set. Until today, Pegula had won all three matches in which she had faced Giorgi.

The Giorgi’s rival in Sunday’s final of the Canadian Open it will be the czech Pliskova, the number 6 of the WTA ranking, which this Saturday surpassed world number 3, the Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka.

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