At the Final WTA tournament in Singapore in the red group played the matches of the second round.
The second racket of the world, Angelique Kerber in two and a half hour and figured out with a sensational US Open champion Naomi Osaka. Their advantage in personal meetings with the Japanese Kerber brought to account 4:1.
Kerber could win in two sets, but in the second game after the break in the ninth game unable to submit for the match. In the deciding set Osaka again able to threaten a comeback, but when the score was 3:4 for admission has not implemented a double break-point.
Kerber in the match against Osaka has filed 1 ACE, made 4 double faults, scored 6 of the 9 break points, made 24 vinners at 30 unforced errors.
Angelique Kerber (Germany) – Naomi Osaka (Japan) – 6:4, 5:7, 6:4
Sloane Stephens after Naomi Osaka defeated and Kiki, Bertens, but winning in three sets to the American was not enough to advance to reach the semi-finals.
In the final set, Stephens battled back from 0:2 and did not allow the opponent to become the first semi-finalist of the Final tournament.
Sloane Stephens (USA) – Kiki, Bertens (Netherlands) – 7:6, 2:6, 6:3
Before the final round of the all tennis players of the red group’s claim to the semifinals. On Friday, Sloane Stephens will play against Angelique Kerber, and Kiki, Bertens meet Naomi Osaka.
Standings: Stevens – 2, Bertens – 1, Cerberus – 1, Osaka – 0.
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