OKBET BALL SPORTS : Saturday, third-seeded Jessica Pegula beat Victoria Azarenka, 7-6 (3) 6-1, to go to the Guadalajara Open championship round.
Jessica Pegula VS Victoria Azarenka
Sunday’s final will feature the victor of the match between the fourth-seeded Greek Maria Sakkari and the second-seeded Czech Marie Bouzkova, with the latter being a favorite to win. The 28-year-old American is looking for her second career victory.
The former world number one from Belarus, Azarenka, jumped off to an early lead against Pegula, breaking her serve on route to a 3-0 victory.
But Pegula quickly settled down and broke back to force a tie-break, which she eventually won 7-3.
After Azarenka lost the first set, Pegula picked up her game and defeated the two-time defending champion of the Australian Open in straight sets by breaking her twice.
For Pegula to reach the final, she had to go through four Grand Slam champions, including Wimbledon winner Elena Rybakina, and the U.S. Open winners Bianca Andreescu, Sloane Stephens, and Victoria Azarenka.