CM – Cincinnati Masters: Jil Teichmann in the first Masters 1000 final against Ashleigh Barty-Sports News, Firstpost


After displacing fourth-placed Pliskova, Teichmann is 4-0 against the top 10 players this season.

Jil Teichmann beat Naomi Osaka, Belinda Bencic and Karolina Pliskova in Cincinnati this week. AP

Cincinnati: In the draw for the women of the ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters on Saturday, world number one Ashleigh Barty reached her sixth season finale with a 6: 2, 7: 5 win over Angelique Kerber.

The top seeded Australian, who topped the rankings in the last 82 weeks, took an hour and a half to move into the title match on Sunday, surpassing their semifinals from 2019.

Against Kerber, Barty built her lead in the series between several Grand Slam Winners to 4-2 when she doubled a Wimbledon semi-final win from last month.

Her 39 match wins this year put her ahead of Aryna Sabalenka on the WTA list.

Will Barty play for the trophy against the Swiss wildcard Jil Teichmann, who defeated the Czech fifth seed Karolina Pliskova 6: 2, 6: 4 and reached a fourth career final, but her first at the Elite Masters 1000 level.

You took 84 minutes to complete an h To continue an amazing week of beating Naomi Osaka in the third round and Olympic Champion Belinda Bencic in the quarterfinals.

« To play in a center court final against world number one … it’s perfect, » said the 24-year-old with a view to the biggest final of her career.

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Azarenka, a 32-year-old with two Australian Open titles, was last placed in the elite group five years ago before she became a mother.

The best-placed Ash Barty went through the first 10 games of her match with defending champion Victoria Azarenka with a 6-0, 6-2 win and reached the women’s quarter-finals.

Jannik Sinner, who is in 15th place, was good in Cincinnati when he defeated the Argentine Federico Delbonis 6: 2, 7: 5.

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