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WTA roundup: Anett Kontaveit reaches 5th final of 2021

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Anett Kontaveit of Estonia reacts during her loss to Ons Jabeur of Tunisia in their quarterfinal match at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., on October 14, 2021.Ons Jabeur Def Anett Kontaveit Bnp Paribas2148
Anett Kontaveit of Estonia reacts during her loss to Ons Jabeur of Tunisia in their quarterfinal match at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., on October 14, 2021.Ons Jabeur Def Anett Kontaveit Bnp Paribas2148

No. 9 seed Anett Kontaveit of Estonia beat unseeded Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-4 to reach the finals of the VTB Kremlin Cup on Saturday in Moscow.

Kontaveit will contest her fifth final of the year against Russia’s Ekaterina Alexandrova, who advanced after third-seeded Maria Sakkari of Greece retired in the other semifinal while trailing 4-1.

Kontaveit, who has won two titles this year, won in her only previous meeting against Alexandrova.

Tenerife Ladies Open

Colombian teenager Maria Camila Osorio Serrano stunned fourth-seeded Camila Giorgi of Italy 6-4, 7-5 to reach the final in Tenerife, Spain.

Osorio Serrano fended off six of eight break chances and converted all four of her own in the victory.

In the final, she’ll face American Ann Li, who steamrolled France’s Alize Cornet 6-2, 6-1 in the other semifinal.

–Field Level Media