WTA roundup: Alison Van Uytvanck wins Nur-Sultan title

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2021-10-03 01:19:23 GMT+00:00 – No. 2 seed Alison Van Uytvanck of Belgium rallied for a 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 win Saturday over prime seed and residential favourite Yulia Putintseva within the Astana Open remaining in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

Van Uytvanck improved to 5-0 in her profession in WTA finals and defeated Putintseva for the primary time of their 5 head-to-head conferences. It was her first title since Tashkent in 2019.

Putintseva jumped out to a 2-0 lead within the deciding set, however Van Uytvanck broke her serve in three of final 4 alternatives within the two-hour, 20-minute match.

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Sixth-seeded Ons Jabeur of Tunisia and second-seeded Garbine Muguruza of Spain superior to the championship match.

Jabeur superior with a 6-4, 3-2 win over fifth-seeded Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan in a single semifinal and will probably be searching for her second profession title. Rybakina retired as a result of a gastrointestinal sickness.

Muguruza did not even take the courtroom as her opponent, Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic, additionally withdrew with a GI sickness. Muguruza is enjoying in her fourth remaining of the season — she is 1-2 with the win coming in Dubai — and is aiming to win her ninth profession title.

–Field Level Media

Aug 13, 2021; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Ons Jabeur from Tunisia hits a shot against Jessica Pegula from USA (not pictured) during the quarterfinals at Stade IGA. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 31, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA;  Alison Van Uytvanck of Belgium hits to Paula Badosa of Spain in a first round match on day two of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 13, 2021; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Ons Jabeur from Tunisia hits a shot against Jessica Pegula from USA (not pictured) during the quarterfinals at Stade IGA. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports