October 22, 2021

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(Photo: Mutua Madrid Open / Mateo Villalba)


Round 3 of the 2021 rivalry between Ashleigh Barty and Aryna Sabalenka was one by Sabalenka, as Gaby Dabrowski and partner Demi Schuurs bowed out in the doubles final.

And as the qualifying begins in Rome, No. 9 seed Leylah Fernandez is upset by American Christina McHale.

Mutua Madrid Open
Location: Madrid, Spain
Category: WTA 1000 (Joint event with the ATP Tour)
Surface: Red Clay
Dates: April 29 – May 8, 2021
Prize money: €2,549,105 
Draws: S64 – D32 

Saturday, May 8, 2021
Final results

Singles final

 [5] Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) def [1] Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 60 36 64

Doubles final

Country Flag[2] Barbora Krejcikova / Katerina Siniakova (CZE) def. [3] Gabriela Dabrowski (CAN) / Demi Schuurs (NED) 64 63

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L’Open 35 de St-Malo
Location: St-Malo, France
Surface: Red Clay
Category: WTA 125
Dates:
May 2 – 9, 2021
Prize money: $115,000
Draws: S32 – D16

Saturday, May 8, 2021
Final results

Singles, semifinals

[5] Viktorija Golubic (SUI) def [WC] Harmony Tan (FRA) 76 (4) 63
Jasmine Paolini (ITA) def Varvara Gracheva (RUS) 63 61

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Internazionali BNL d’Italia
Location: Rome, Italy
Category: WTA 1000 (Joint event with the ATP Tour)
Surface: Red Clay
Dates: May 10 – 16, 2021
Prize money: $1,835,490
Draws: S64 – D32 

Saturday, May 8, 2021
Final results
Qualifying, first round

(Final-round opponents in brackets)

Christina McHale (USA) def [9] Leylah Fernandez (CAN) 76 (2) 64 ([5] Patricia Tig)

Upsets

Nao Hibino (JPN) def [6] Hsieh Su-Wei (TPE) 62 60 ([14] Marta Kostyuk)
[WC] Sara Errani (ITA) def [7] Heather Watson (GBR) 63 62 ([10] Polona Hercog)
[PR] Andrea Petkovic (GER) def [11] Irina-Camelia Begu (ROU) 64 57 63 ([4] Alizé Cornet)
[PR] Vera Zvonareva (RUS) def [15] Misaki Doi (JPN) 46 63 63 ([2] Kristina Mladenovic)

Seeds advancing

[1] Sloane Stephens (USA) def. Aliona Bolsova (ESP) 63 64 ([16] Tamara Zidansek)
[2] Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) def Leonie Kung (SUI) 63 26 62 ([PR] Vera Zvonareva)
[3] Laura Siegemund (GER) def. [PR] Elena Vesnina (RUS) 63 63 ([14] Ajla Tomljanovic)
[4] Alizé Cornet (FRA) def [WC] Giulia Gatto-Monticone (ITA) 76 (7) 67 (4) 64 ([PR] Andrea Petkovic)
[5] Patricia Maria Tig (ROU) def. [PR] Wang Yafan (CHN) 06 63 76 (4) (Christina McHale)
[8] Bernarda Pera (USA) def Liudmila Samsonova (RUS) 63 64 ([12] Anastasia Potapova)
[10] Polona Hercog (SLO) def. [WC] Lucia Bronzetti (ITA) 64 63 ([WC] Sara Errani)
[12] Anastasia Potapova (RUS) def. Margarita Gasparyan (RUS) 64 76 (1) ([8] Bernarda Pera)
[13] Martya Kostyuk (UKR) def. [WC] Nuria Brancaccio (ITA) 64 60 (Nao Hibino) 
[14] Ajla Tomljanovic (AUS) def. Tereza Martincova (CZE) 26 62 63 ([3] Laura Siegemund)
[16] Tamara Zidansek (SLO) def. [WC] Bianca Turati (ITA) 61 61 ([1] Sloane Stephens)

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