Pliskova takes on Martic at Zhengzhou Open final

Share This Story!

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about

https://sportsnewsreviews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/1568563215_www.usatoday.com

Pliskova takes on Martic at Zhengzhou Open final

Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova advanced to the Zhengzhou Open final with a clinical 6-3, 6-2 victory over Ajla Tomljanovic

Posted!

A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.

CLOSE

ZHENGZHOU, China (AP) — Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova advanced to the Zhengzhou Open final with a clinical 6-3, 6-2 victory over Ajla Tomljanovic on Saturday.

Pliskova clinched her third straight win against Tomljanovic this season, taking 93% of her first service points to reach her fifth final of the year. She had six aces.

Pliskova’s opponent in the final is seventh-seeded Petra Martic, who defeated Kristina Mladenovic 6-0, 6-3 in the other semifinal.

Martic won her first title this year — in Istanbul — before she reached a Grand Slam quarterfinal for the first time at Roland Garros and made the Top 20 rankings.

The 28-year-old Martic broke three times in a 21-minute opening set and sealed victory with her third ace.

___

More AP Tennis:…

Read Story