In the tournament’s final in the Russian capital, the 25-year-old Estonian defeated home tennis player Ekaterina Alexandrova in three sets. Kontaveit lost the first game (4:6) but won two sets in a row – 6:4 and 7:5.
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In the course of the women’s singles of the Kremlin Cup in singles, Anett also left behind the tournament Katerina Siniakova (6:3, 6:3), Andrea Petkovic (6:1, 6:4), Garbine Muguruza (6:1, 6:1) and Marketa Vondrousova (6:3, 6:4).
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This is only the fourth singles title for Contaveite in her career. She has previously won competitions in Rosemallen (Netherlands), Cleveland (USA) and Ostrava (Czech Republic).
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