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WTA Tour – Monday, Aug. 16, 2021 final results

Cincy

Kasatkina-Krejcikova and Kvitova-Keys right off the bat as Monday kicks off in Cincinnati.

And later in the day, qualifier Leylah Fernandez takes on Alison Riske.

And an unseeded (!!) clash between Maria Sakkari and Angelique Kerber.

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CincyWestern & Southern Open
Location: Cincinnati OH 
Category:
WTA 1000 (Joint event with the ATP Tour)
Surface: Outdoor hard
Dates: Aug. 15 – 22, 2021
Prize money: $1,835,490
Draws: S56 – D32 

Monday, Aug. 16, 2021
Final results

Alison Riske (USA) def. [Q] Leylah Fernandez (CAN) 62 62

[9] Barbora Krejcikova (CZE) def. Daria Kasatkina (RUS) 63 62
[11] Petra Kvitova (CZE) def. Madison Keys (USA) 75 64
[13] Jennifer Brady (USA) def. Ekaterina Alexandrova (RUS) 63 76 (3)
[16] Elise Mertens (BEL) def. Nadia Podoroska (ARG) 63 64 

Paula Badosa (ESP) def. Petra Martic (CRO) 46 64 76 (9)
Angelique Kerber (GER) def Maria Sakkari (GRE) 62 62   
Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) def. Tamara Zidansek (SLO) 75 61 
Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) def. [Q] Zhaug Shuai (CHN) 62 60
Shelby Rogers (USA) def Danielle Collins (USA) 64 21 retd
[WC] Jil Teichmann (SUI) def Sorana Cirstea (ROU) 62 60
[Q] Heather Watson (GBR) def [Q] Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) 62 36 61

Doubles, first round

Coco Gauff / Caty McNally (USA) def [5] Alexa Guarachi (CHI) / Desirae Krawczyk (USA) 63 63
Ellen Perez (AUS) / Kveta Peschke (CZE) def [7] Hao-Ching Chan / Latisha Chan (TPE) 26 76 (1) [10-6]

Anna Blinkova (RUS) / Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) def Hayley Carter / Sabrina Santamaria (USA) 75 64
Daria Kasatkina (RUS) / Anett Kontaveit (EST) def [WC] Emma Navarro / Peyton Stearns (USA) 62 75
Victoria Azarenka (BLR) / Jessica Pegula (USA) def Lyudmyla Kichenok (UKR) / Makoto Ninomiya (JPN) 62 26 [10-6]
Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) / Jil Teichmann (SUI) def. Galina Voskoboeva (KAZ) / Vera Zvonareva (RUS) 63 63

Nadiia Kichenok (UKR) / Raluca Olaru (ROU) vs. Paula Badosa / Sara Sorribes Tormo (ESP) 

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WTA Chicago 125
Location: Chicago, IL
Category:
WTA 125
Surface: Outdoor hard
Dates: Aug. 15 – 22, 2021
Prize money: $115,000
Draws: S32 – D16

Monday, Aug. 16, 2021
Final results

Singles, first round

Anna Kalinskaya (RUS) def [4] Anna Kalinina (UKR) 62 64

[3] Ann Li (USA) def. [WC] Whitney Osuigwe (USA) 63 64
[6] Varvara Gracheva (RUS) def. Misaki Doi (JPN) 46 64 64

Sara Errani (ITA) def. Mona Barthel (GER) [ALT] Harmony Tan (FRA) 64 26 63
Claire Liu (USA) def Ysaline Bonaventure (BEL) 63 62 

Doubles, first round

Dalma Galfi (HUN) / Kamila Rakhimova (RUS) def. [WC] Abigail Forbes / Dalayna Hewitt (USA) 61 64

Qualifying

(1st-round opponents in brackets)

Jule Niemeyer (GER)  [ALT] Harriet Dart (GBR) def [1] Kristina Kucova (SVK) 26 64 64 (Clara Tauson)
[4] Vitalia Diatchenko (RUS) def. [WC] Dalayna Hewitt (USA) 76 (5) 63  ([7]Ana Konjuh)
[WC] Caroline Dolehide (USA) def [3] Harmony Tan (FRA) [ALT] Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove (NED) 26 62 63  (Storm Sanders)
[2] Maryna Zanevska (BEL) def. Dalma Galfi (HUN) 62 62 (Kateryna Kozlova)