October 2, 2022

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WTA Tour – Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022 final results

After an emphatic win over qualifier Jana Fett, Rebecca Marino returned to the court Wednesday in Seoul and takes on a young Andorran and former junior Slam champion barely half her age, Victoria Jimenez Kasintseva.

Jimenez had just become the first player ever from Andorra to win a WTA Tour main-draw match. She made that two with the win over the Canadian.

And in Tokyo, top three seeds Badosa and Garcia and completed for the first time since the US Open. Both went down in their openers as did Portoroz finalists Rybakina and Fruhvirtova.

As well, Gabriela Dabrowski and Luisa Stefani, who won the Chennai tournament in an effort that had plenty of pathos and happy endings to it, quickly found themselves on … the opposite of the net as opponents.

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Toray Pan Pacific Open
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Category:
WTA 500
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: Sept. 19 – 25, 2022
Prize money: $757,900
Draws: S28 – D16

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022
Final results

Singles, second round

Zheng Qinwen (CHN) def [1] Paula Badosa (ESP) 63 62
Zhang Shuai (CHN) def [2] Caroline Garcia (FRA) 46 76 (5) 76 (5)

[3] Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) def. [Q] Despina Papamichail (GRE) 64 62

Claire Liu (USA) def Elise Mertens (BEL) 64 61

Singles, first round

Liudmila Samsonova (RUS) def [8/WC] Elena Rybakina (KAZ) 62 64

Doubles, first round

[2] Gabriela DabrowskI (CAN) / Giuliana Olmos (MEX) def. Ena Shibahara (JPN) / Luisa Stefani (BRA) 63 61

Fernanda Contreras Gomez (MEX) / Despina Papamichail (GRE) def Beatriz Haddad Maia (BRA) / Zhang Shuai (CHN)  [ALT] Mai Hontama / Yuki Naito (JPN) 61 63
Sofia Kenin (USA) / Liudmila Samsonova (RUS) def. Misaki Doi / Kurumi Nara (JPN) 62 64

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Hana Bank Korea Open
Location: Seoul, Korea
Category:
WTA 250
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: Sept. 19 – 25, 2022
Prize money: $251,750
Draws: S32 – D16

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022
Final results

Singles, second round

Victoria Jimenez Kasintseva (AND) def [8] Rebecca Marino (CAN) 64 62

[2] Ekaterina Alexandrova (RUS) def. [WC] Na-Lae Han (KOR) 61 63
[4] Zhu Lin (CHN) def. [Q] Ankita Raina (IND) 61 63
[7] Tatjana Maria (GER) def Kimberly Birrell (AUS) 60 63

Singles, first round

Anna Blinkova (RUS) def [5] Varvara Gracheva (RUS) 64 76 (1)

[3] Magda Linette (POL) def. Arianne Hartono (NED) 62 75
[6] Emma Raducanu (GBR) def. Moyuka Uchijima (JPN) 62 64

[PR] Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) def Linda Fruhvirtova (CZE) 61 64

Doubles, first round

Anna Blinkova (RUS) / Natela Dzalamidze (GEO) def. [2] Kaitlyn Christian (USA) / Lidziya Marozava (BLR) 62 64
Astra Sharma (AUS) / Rosalie Van der Hoek (NED) def. Peangtarn Plipuech (THA) / Ankita Raina (IND) 63 63

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