October 18, 2021

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Camila Giorgi surprises Carolina Pliskova in National Bank Open final

Camila Giorgi surprises Carolina Pliskova in National Bank Open final

Pliskova, the 4th seed in the tournament, defeated first seed Belarusian Arina Sabalenka 6-3, 6-4 in the first semi-final on Saturday.

This victory allowed the Czechs to return to the top 5 in the world in the next rankings WTA.

In short, there are two reasons to reach the National Bank Open final with full confidence.

However, this is nothing to be alarmed about by Camila Giorgi, who is ranked 71st in the world. After her shared and long-running duel with Jessica Pegula yesterday, she won two sets to win the Montreal tournament.

The Italian hit seven aces and broke his opponent’s serve four times.

In the second inning, when the score was 3-3, the game went to a tiebreaker. An effective turn in the meeting, which eventually went to Georgia, at the same time confirms his desire to get his hands on the Montreal title.

The strength of the same character appeared at 5-5 in the second set. Only then did Georgie persevere in the exchanges, making Pliskova move by responding to the blow.

Camila Giorgi won on her Montreal hunting board with Elise Mertens (9th), Petra Kvitova (7th) and Coco Gouf (15th) pinning.

Photo: USA Today Sports / Eric Bolte

She eventually defeated her opponent one last time, ending the meeting as the first Italian to win a Canadian tournament and the second Italian to win the WTA 1000.

This is a wonderful week, Said George in impeccable French after the meeting.

The audience was awesome and I was very happy to be the first Italian to win here.

A quote from:Camila Jorge

In Pliskova, Giorgi faced an athlete who had suffered five defeats in eight clashes.

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However, the Italian has now won three matches against the Czech Republic this year, including Sunday, the first WTA 1000 final of her career.

In a surprising course, Giorgi won on his Montreal hunting board by pinning Elise Mertens (9th), Petra Kvitova (7th) and Coco Gauff (15th).

This is Giorgi’s first tournament victory since 2018, and only his third title.

His previous successes were in 2018, in Linz and in 2015, in s-heterogeneousbos.

Giorgi has been in the top 100 in the world since 2019 alone.

The Canadian-Brazilian duo won the doubles

This edition of the National Bank Open ended with the victory of the Canadian, Gabriela Dodrowski, who won the doubles competition with her Brazilian Louisa Stephanie.

The pair defeated Croatian Darija Jurak and Slovenian Andreja Klepac 6-2, 6-3 in two sets.

Dabrowski and Stephanie recorded three service breaks in six innings, including two in the second inning. They failed only once in their service, even in the second set.

Stephanie finished the game with four unanswered points.

We are really happy, Dabrowski, along with Stephanie, said via video conference.

It is a remake of Dodrowski and Stephanie, who lost to the same two women a few days ago at a tournament in San Jose.

We learned a lot from last week’s final and were able to put into practice the strategic changes needed to turn the game in our favor., Analyzed by Dabrowski. We did it very well.

Technically we approached this game very cleverly, because things got done last week., Stephanie added.

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In the previous round, Dodrowski and Stephanie defeated Russian Veronica Kudermetova and Kazakh Elena Rybakina to reach the final.

For Ontario, this is the first win since May 2019.

I win an average of one tournament a year. Living with a minor drought is a little frustrating because I have spent so many times, Dabrowski noted.

In 2017, she became the first Canadian Win a Grand Slam, By lifting the mixed doubles trophy at Roland Garros.