An Azura wins in Canada – Tennis

An Azura wins in Canada - Tennis

Camilla Giorgi won the tournament. © APA / Getty / Minas Panagiotakis

Camila Giorgi celebrates her biggest success of all time at the $1.835 million WTA 1000 tournament in Montreal.

The 29-year-old from Macerata won the hard court tournament final on Sunday after playing 1:42 hours in 2 sets with 6:3, 7:5 against Czech Karolina Pliskova. Giorgi, who was ranked 71st in the world rankings prior to the tournament, was an outsider against the world number six. started. But already at the Olympics, she defeated her Czech opponent in the second round in two sets (6: 4, 6: 2) – before the quarter-finals against Ukrainian Elina Svitolina (3: 6, 1: 6).

During the WTA tournament in Canada, Giorgi sat down with a strong performance and again took notice and won against better opponents. Until the semi-finals, Azura had not given a set in 4 matches. In the semifinals, she eventually defeated American Jessica Pegula 2:1 (6:3, 3:6, 6:1).

Giorgi also showed strong tennis in the final. You get 2 breaks in the first set, including 6:3 winning a set. In the second set, the Italian had to accept a rebreak to score 3:1 after his break, but at 6:5, he again managed a game-winning break. The 29-year-old converted his second match ball. It was Giorgi’s biggest success of all time and his third WTA title overall.


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