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Olympics-2016. Tennis. Kerber and Puig – finalist singles

ОИ-2016. Теннис. Кербер и Пуиг – финалистки одиночного разрядаAngelique Kerber and Monica Puig will compete for Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro.

Defeating in the third round Garbinie the Wind, the sensational Monica Puig on our laurels is not stopped, becoming a finalist of the Olympic games. In the semi-final 34-I racket of the world in a tense three-set winner match dealt with the offender Elina Svitolina Petra Kvitova.

In the opening match, Kvitova led 3:0 – Puig immediately responded with a similar breakthrough. With the score 4:4 tennis player from Puerto Rico under a zero took the flow of the opponent, and then made the last step to victory in the set.

In the second set, Kvitova took into account their mistakes and took advantage in four games. However, to break the game the two-time Wimbledon champion failed – Puig at the start of the final set led 2:0 and never allowed Kvitova to come forward.

Peter Kvitova (Czechia, 11) — Monica Puig (Puerto Rico) — 4:6, 6:1, 3:6

The second finalist of the women’s singles was the German Angelique Kerber, conducting a career best season. Kerber in a hard struggle was the last American hope Madison keys, of the debt which refused to admit defeat.

First set Kerber won by two late breaks. In the second game when the score was 4:4 keys failed to convert a triple break-point, then Kerber
replied in the same coin, losing in the tenth game four match-Bola. Still, the German put the squeeze on the opponent, having a place in the final of the Olympics with sixth match ball.

Madison keys (USA, 7) — Angelique Kerber (Germany, 2) — 3:6, 5:7

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