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The Bett1 Aces “Grass” Championship
Elina Svitolina vs. Petra Kvitova
In the Bett1 Aces Women’s Championship match, that should’ve been held on grass a few days ago, Elina Svitolina and Petra Kvitova would meet on a hardcourt.
In the first set of their match, Svitolina would immediately break Kvitova’s serve, but Kvitova would win three straight games to take a commanding 3-1 lead.
Following this, Svitolina would break Kvitova again, but Kvitova would hold strong and win the opening set 6-3.
In the second set, Elina Svitolina had her way with Petra Kvitova, only dropping one game to her the entire set. She would win the set 6-1 to tie the match at one set apiece.
The deciding third set tiebreak would see Elina Svitolina winning 10-5 to claim the Bett1 Aces Championship, 3-6, 6-1, 10-5.
The Bett1 Aces 2 Hardcourt Quarterfinals
Jannik Sinner vs. Karen Khachanov
After Jannik Sinner and Karen Khachanov combined to hold serve on the first three games of the match, Sinner would break Khachanov to go up 3-1.
From there, neither player would budge on serve, and Sinner would take the set 6-3. In the second set, both players looked tough on serve once again.
They would hold their serves all the way to a tiebreak, that Sinner would win in dominating fashion, 7-3, to win the match 6-3, 7-6 (7-3).
Jannik Sinner will play Roberto Bautista Agut in the semifinals.
Jan-Lennard Struff vs. Tommy Haas
In the other men’s quarterfinals match, Germans Jan-Lennard Struff and Tommy Haas would battle for a spot in the semifinals.
The first set of their match would start out with Tommy Haas winning three straight games to take a 3-0 lead. Struff would answer by winning four out of the next five games to tie the score at 4-all.
Eventually, the set would go to a tiebreak, and Haas would win 7-5 to take the set 7-6 (7-5). In the second set, the two would once again go to a tiebreak, and Haas would win 7-3 to take the match 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-3).
Tommy Haas will play the reigning champion, Dominic Thiem in the semifinals.
Alexandra Vecic vs. Andrea Petkovic
To start the women’s draw of the Bett1 Aces 2 event, Andrea Petkovic would break Alexandra Vecic.
Petkovic would break Vecic once more in the set to take it 6-2. In the second set, Petkovic would once again break Vecic twice to take the set 6-3 and the match 6-2, 6-3.
Andrea Petkovic will play Petra Kvitova in the semifinals.
Anastasija Sevastova vs. Kiki Bertens
In the final match of the day, Anastasija Sevastova would get off to a fast start against Kiki Bertens, gaining a 5-0 lead over her.
Bertens would battle back to win one game, but Sevastova would take the set 6-1. In the second set, Sevastova would break Bertens twice on her way to winning the set 6-4 and the match 6-1, 6-4.
Anastasija Sevastova will play Elina Svitolina in the semifinals.
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