WTA Wrap: Daria Kasatkina crashes out in Moscow but Anastasija Sevastova powers on
Daria Kasatkina has been dumped out of the Moscow River Cup, but Anastasija Sevastova powers on.
The Russian fell 6-2 2-6 6-4 to unseeded Slovenian Tamara Zidansek, who claimed her first career win over a top 20 player on the WTA Tour.
First Top 20 win
Three set thriller
— WTA (@WTA) July 26, 2018
“Daria is one of the top players in the world, so coming into the match I knew I would have to play well,” Zidansek said after the match. “I managed to do that today.”
Sevastova, meanwhile, cruised to her seventh straight win to overcome Irina Bara 6-2 6-7 6-4.
She will face Alexandra Sasnovich in the quarter finals after she beat Evgeniya Rodina in straight sets, while Laura Siegemund awaits for Kasatkina.
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