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A report from WTA Tennis.
Monica Puig advanced to her first semifinal since her historic gold medal run at Rio after coming from a set down to beat Russian teenager Daria Kasatkina.
Monica Puig advanced to her first semifinal since her historic gold medal run at the Rio Olympics last summer after fighting back to beat Russian teenager Daria Kasatkina 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 at the Qatar Total Open.
“At our match in Indian Wells I also had match points and lost the match but against her it’s always going to be tough,” she said after the match. “We’re both up and coming and she’s such a great player so it was a good match and I loved the fight out there.”
With the match locked at a set apiece when the players were finally called off court due to rain on Thursday, Kasatkina came out of the blocks quickly…
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