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Williams battles into Toronto last 16, Muguruza through

© GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/Vaughn Ridley
Published by , Thursday 08/10/17 03:19

Venus Williams was forced to draw on all of her experience before overcoming Czech youngster Katerina Siniakova to reach the last 16 of the WTA Toronto hardcourt tournament on Wednesday. The 37-year-old American ninth seed prevailed 7-5, 7-5 in 1hr 39min. Williams, who will be chasing her third US Open crown next month, said she had remained calm against Siniakova even when errors prevented her from taking control. "She played so well, so competitive," Williams said afterwards. "I had a few errors but I think the key is to keep going for it and hopefully you'll get some in at some point." Williams will now face Elina Svitolina in the next round. Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza also advanced with a 7-5, 6-2 win over Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens.
Source: AFP

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Halep take that spot from Karo
ali il y a 21 minutes
Tbh I like the unpredictability
vishruth.sgs il y a 51 minutes
True Nyteowl. Puts things in perspective doesn't it....
davidcarr9772 il y a 1 heure
This is really great news. No major interruptions at the business end of the tournament. Good work AELTC.you are the best.
expressthy@gmail.com il y a 1 jour
It is also in his Hometown and there no Atp tournament there so it was obvious he would be included
Vinayak il y a 2 jours
Who is the female?
Hope Foster il y a 2 jours
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