Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova reached the quarterfinals of the tennis tournament “Kremlin Cup”, which takes place these days in Moscow.
In the match of the second round of the ninth racket of the world in two sets with the score 6:4, 7:5 beat Frenchwoman Alize cornet, which occupies the 50th place in the WTA rankings.
For the semi-finals of the competition in Moscow with a prize Fund of more than 750 thousand dollars 31-year-old Kuznetsova will compete with the strongest of the pair of Kristina Mladenovic (France) – Timea Babos (Hungary).
Last year’s winner of the Kremlin Cup and the first seeded of the tournament at the post-match press conference after defeating the Root explained why the game was really hard for her.
“I think that today I played more with itself than with the competitor. And could not find a way out of situations she created. When I had advantage, I instead play anymore, then started to dig in itself. I am the perfectionist and always a lot of demand,” said Svetlana.
Meanwhile, 19-I a racket of the world Russian Elena Vesnina completed performance at the tournament, losing with the score 5:7, 0:6 in the match of the second round of the German Julia Gerges, which occupies 68-e a place in the world ranking. In the 1/4 finals of the Gorges will play against Darya Kasatkina.