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WTA “Cincy” – Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020 final results

Flushing Meadows has been transformed into "Cincy" for the week. (Pic: Western & Southern Open Facebook)

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The results were all over the place as the biggest tournament so far in the WTA Tour’s return to tennis got under way.

Nearly as many seeded players were upset as pulled out victories (11 versus 13).

The biggest upset came from Canadian teenager Leylah Annie Fernandez, who straight-setted No. 2 seed Anna Blinkova of Russia.

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Western & Southern Open
Location: Mason, Ohio New York
Category: Premier 5
Dates:
Aug. 20 – 28, 2020
Prize money: $2,088,829
Draws: S56 – D32

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020
Final results
Qualifying, first round

 Upsets

flagLeylah Fernandez (CAN) def [2] Anna Blinkova (RUS) 61 64  

Liudmila Samsonova (RUS) def [3] Lauren Davis (USA) 64 61
[WC] Ann Li (USA) def [4] Zarina Diyas (KAZ) 61 63
Ysaline Bonaventure (BEL) def [8] Nao Hibino (JPN) 67 (3) 63 63
Astra Sharma (AUS) def. [9] Taylor Townsend (USA) 62 60
Océane Dodin (FRA) def [11] Misaki Doi (JPN) 61 63
[WC] Catherine Bellis (USA) def [13] Madison Brengle (USA) 63 76 (4)
Anna Kalinskaya (RUS) def [16] Patricia Maria Tig (ROU) 64 62
[WC] Katie Volynets (USA) def [19] Monica Puig (PUR) 46 76 (4) 63
[PR] Vera Zvonareva (RUS)
def [20] Danka Kovinic (MNE) 62 62 
[WC] Caroline Dolehide (USA) def [23] Jasmine Paolini (ITA) 63 26 64

 

https://opencourt.ca/wordpress/2020/08/19/atp-cincy-thursday-aug-20-2020-order-of-play-results/

Seeds advancing

[1] Jil Teichmann (USA) def. Aliona Bolsova (ESP) 62 62
[5] Laura Siegemund (GER) def Kateryna Kozlova (UKR) 60 75
[6] Daria Kasatkina (RUS) def [PR] Kateryna Bondarenko (UKR) 76 (1) 46 60
[7] Arantxa Rus (NED) def Stefanie Voegele (SUI) 75 46 61
[10] Sorana Cirstea (ROU) def [WC] Robin Montgomery (USA) 61 64
[12] Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) def. Katarina Zavatska (UKR) 57 75 76 (2)
[14] Jessica Pegula (USA) def Varvara Gracheva (RUS) 75 76 (8)
[15] Viktoria Kuzmova (SVK) def Greet Minnen (BEL) 75 62
[17] Nina Stojanovic (SRB) def. Vitalia Diatchenko (RUS) 62 64
[18] Christina Mchale (USA) def [WC] Usue Maitane Arconada (USA) 62 26 64
[21] Paula Badosa (ESP) def Francesca Di Lorenzo (USA) 64 63
[22] Shelby Rogers (USA) def Margarita Gasparyan (RUS) 63 76 (3)
[24] Kristie Ahn (USA) def Anna-Lena Friedsam (GER) 75 60

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