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WTA Tour – Monday, Aug. 23, 2021 final results

(Photo: Tennis in The Land)

Wild card Venus Williams finally makes her summer hard-court debut at a smaller event in Chicago this week, after taking – and giving back – wild cards both in Montreal and Cincinnati.

And the No. 1 seed in Chicago (Svitolina) and in Cleveland (Kasatkina), also wild cards, get under way as well as these tournaments have Saturday finishes.

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Tennis in the Land
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Category:
WTA 250
Surface: Outdoor hard
Dates: Aug. 22 – 28, 2021
Prize money: $235,238
Draws: S32 – D16

Monday, Aug. 23, 2021
Final results

Singles, first round

Katerina Siniakova (CZE) def. [8] Shelby Rogers (USA) 75 61

[1/WC] Daria Kasatkina (RUS) def. Kaja Juvan (SLO) 63 63
[2] Anett Kontaveit (EST) def Lauren Davis (USA) 16 60 60
[6] Magda Linette (POL) def. [Q] Emina Bektas (USA) 76 (6) 64
[7] Sara Sorribes Tormo (ESP) def. [Q] Alexa Glatch (USA) 62 61
[9] Zhang Shuai (CHN) def. Martina Trevisan (ITA) 75 61

[LL] Linda Fruhvirtova (CZE) def Storm Sanders (AUS) [LL] Tara Moore (GBR) 64 75
Caroline Garcia (FRA) def. [Q] Catherine Harrison (USA) 61 62
Jill Teichmann (SUI) [LL] Nagi Hanatani (JPN) def Anna Blinkova (RUS) 10 retd
Polona Hercog (SLO) def. [WC] Maria Mateas (USA) 63 62
[WC] Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) def Liudmila Samsonova (RUS) [LL] Ena Shibahara (JPN) 64 36 61
Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) def. Christina McHale (USA) 64 75
Vera Zvonareva (RUS) def. [Q] Ulrikke Eikeri (NOR) 64 6

Doubles, first round

[1] Shuko Aoyama / Ena Shibahara (JPN) def. Arina Rodionova (AUS) / Galina Voskoboeva (KAZ) 64 63
Anna Danilina (KAZ) / Lidziya Marozava (BLR) def. Hsu Chieh-Yu (TPE) / Jessy Rompies (INA) 63 75

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WTA Chicago Women’s Open
Location: Chicago, IL
Category:
WTA 250
Surface: Outdoor hard
Dates: Aug. 22 – 28, 2021
Prize money: $235,238
Draws: S32 – D16

Monday, Aug. 23, 2021
Final results

Singles, first round

Tereza Martincova (CZE) def [3] Sorana Cirstea (ROU) 36 63 62

[1/WC] Elina Svitolina (UKR) def. [Q] Clara Burel (FRA) 57 61 20 retd
[5] Marketa Vondrousova (CZE) def. [Q] Quinn Gleason (USA) 62 60
[6] Viktorija Golubic (SUI) def Maria Camila Osorio Serrano (USA) 76 (5)
[7] Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) def [Q] Zarina Diyas (KAZ) 62 76 (3)
[9] Alizé Cornet (FRA) def Ann Li (USA) 67 (8) 60 64

[Q] Ana Bogdan (ROU) def Heather Watson (GBR) 62 10 retd
Fiona Ferro (FRA) def [Q] Aldila Sutjiadi (INA) 46 75 61
Hsieh Su-Wei (TPE) def [WC] Venus Williams (USA) 75 64
Rebecca Peterson (SWE) def Marie Bouzkova (CZE)76 (9) 76 (6)
Alison Van Uytvanck (BEL) def Nao Hibino (JPN) 61 63

Doubles, first round

[4] Lyudmyla Kichenok (UKR) / Makoto Ninomiya (JPN) def. Erin Routliffe (NZL) / Aldila Sutjiadi (INA) 63 46 [11-9]

Plipuech Peangtarn / Hsieh Yu-Chieh (TPE) def Beatrice Gumulya (INA) / Emily Webley Smith (GBR) 60 61
Hayley Baptiste / Claire Liu (USA
) def Kimberley Zimmerman (BEL) / Rosalie Van der Hoek (NED) 75 64

[3] Nadiia Kichenok (UKR) / Raluca Olaru (ROU) def Viktorija Golubic (SUI) / Tamara Zidansek (SLO) 62 suspended
Eri Hozumi (JPN) / Alicja Rosolska (POL) vs. Quinn Gleason (USA) / Eden Silva (GBR – postponed