Muguruza Wins WTA Finals; Djokovic Reaches Advances to Semifinals in Turin

published: Nov, 18, 2021

by: Nima Naderi

Akron WTA Finals Guadalajara—GUADALAJARA, MEXICO

Spanish star Garbine Muguruza won her first-ever WTA Finals title on Wednesday in Guadalajara, Mexico, defeating inform Anett Kontaveit 6-3, 7-5.

Needing one hour and 38 minutes to claim her crown, Muguruza hit two aces, won 69 percent of her first serve points and broke serve on five occasions. Improving to 3-2 against Kontaveit in lifetime meetings, Muguruza claimed her 10th career title in front of a supportive crowd.

The 28-year-old also owns two Grand Slam titles – at the French Open and Wimbledon.

Kontaveit, who was the most inform player coming into Guadalajara, defeated Maria Sakkari and Karolina Pliskova earlier in the event. The 25-year-old owns five career titles.

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Nitto ATP Finals—Turin, Italy

Round Robin Results:

(1) Novak Djokovic Defeats (5) Andrey Rublev 63 62
(8) Casper Ruud Defeats (10) Cameron Norrie 16 63 64

Nima Naderi

http://www.tennisconnected.com

Founder and Creative Director of TennisConnected.com. He has over 25 years of coaching experience and is an award winning coach with the PTR. Nima has written articles for the ATPWorldTour.com, TennisCanada.com, TennisViewMagazine and Tennis Pro Magazine. He is also the co-host of the TennisConnected PodCast, the Operations Director for Premium Court and the Tournament Director for the Caribbean Cup Tennis Series.

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