One win, two sets, or a minimum of twelve games won. They are the different ways of expressing the goal that you have ahead of today Garbiñe Muguruza in the quarterfinals of the WTA 500 in Moscow, where in case of winning, the Hispanic-Venezuelan would automatically stamp her ticket for the Guadalajara WTA Finals (Mexico, November 10-17).
For it, Mugu must overcome (not before 14:00, DAZN and Teledeporte) to estonia Anett Kontaveit (25 years old, 20th WTA), ninth seed of the tournament, to which dominates 2-1 in the head-to-head In particular, despite not meeting since Roland Garros in 2017 (6-7, 6-4 and 6-2 for the Spanish). The pupil of Conchita Martínez, second favorite of the team, will face the shock with an extra day of rest (She did not compete yesterday, as Kontaveit did to beat Petkovic) which can be key in the physical section, in addition to the confidence of having overcome a very close first match against the Czech Tereza Martincova that was resolved in two hours and 45 minutes.
– wta (@WTA) October 21, 2021
With that long-awaited victory, Garbiñe would be the sixth player who would be guaranteed her presence in the WTA Finals, after Maria Sakkari sealed her mathematical classification yesterday with her pass to the quarterfinals in Moscow. The Greek, who will be the first tennis player from her country in the history of the Finals, joined Barty, Sabalenka, Krejcikova and Pliskova, something that Swiatek and Badosa also have on their way. Mugu already caresses them …