Kontaveit, fourth title of the year and enters the WTA Finals

Estonian Anett Konteveit beat Romanian Simona Halep, first seed, 6-3, 6-2, to win her fourth title of the season at the Club, fifth in his career, that ensures presence in the WTA Finals Guadalajara to be played in two weeks.

The Estonian player’s spectacular end of the course has awarded her a place in the WTA Finals. His is already the vacancy that was pending and for which he was bidding with the Tunisian Ons Jabeur.

The 25-year-old from Tallinn, her 10th consecutive victory against an opponent she had not won so far. He had lost the three previous meetings he had played with Halep, once world number one.

Kontaveit, who for the first time will be among the top ten in the world, took 71 minutes to achieve another title, the second in a row after the one he achieved last week in Moscow and which also adds to those achieved in Cleveland and Ostrava. It is the fifth in his career. In 2017 he premiered his record in Hertogenbosch.

In the seventh final of the course – she lost those of Melbourne and Eastbourne – the Estonian player did not find excessive resistance in Halep who accumulates twenty-two trophies although the last ones in 2020 in Dubai and Prague. None this year.

Kontaveit completes the Guadalajara poster

The recent qualification of the Estonian Anett Kontaveit for the WTA Finals completes the poster of the tournament that will be played in Guadalajara (Mexico), from November 10 to 17, and will be played by the best female tennis players.

Kontaveit, who won the title in the Cluj tournament this Sunday, the second in a row after the one obtained last week in Moscow, closes the list of protagonists of the Finals.

The Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka, the Czechs Barbora Krejcikova and Karolina Pliskova, the Greek Maria Sakkari, the Polish Iga Swiatek, the Spanish Garbiñe Muguruza and Paula Badosa and now Anett Konteveit, make up the WTA Finals lineup.

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