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WTA Tour – Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2023 final results

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Some tough matches already on Wednesday, including Samsonova v Cirstea.

Jennifer Brady, who made a successul return to the WTA level by routining Kalinina, faced a friend – and this week, a doubles partner – in Madison Keys. She didn’t have whaat she had in her first round, and has to get used to the rhythm of putting strings of matches together.

And Elina Svitolina, who played Ukrainian Azarenka in the first round, got Russian Daria Kasatkina in the second round and did what she’s done every previous time – beat her.

At the end of the day, none of the matches were dramatic. It happens.

(Prague is six hours ahead of EDT; Washington is on EDT)


Mubadala Citi DC Open
Location: Washington, D.C.
Category: WTA 500 (Joint event with the ATP Tour)
Surface: Hard Court
Dates: July 31 – Aug. 6, 2023
Prize money: $780,637
Draws: S28 – D16 

Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2023
Final results

Singles, second round

[3] Coco Gauff (USA) def. [Q] Hailey Baptiste (USA) 61 64
[5] Daria Kasatkina (RUS) def. [WC] Elina Svitolina (UKR) 62 62
[6] Belinda Bencic (SUI) def. [Q] Lauren Davis (USA) 61 64

[7] Madison Keys (USA) def [PR] Jennifer Brady (USA) 64 60
[8] Liudmila Samsonova (RUS) def. Sorana Cirstea (ROU) 61 63

Doubles, first round

[2] Shuko Aoyama (JPN) / Gabriela Dabrowski (CAN) def. Ingrid Neel (EST) / Erin Routliffe (NZL) 63 62

[3] Hao-Ching Chan (TPE) / Giuliana Olmos (MEX) def. [WC] Hailey Baptiste / Sloane Stephens (USA) WALKOVER

Alexa Guarachi (CHI) / Monica Niculescu (ROU) def. Lidziya Marozava (BLR) / Ingrid Gamarra Martins (BRA) 76 (4) 75
Laura Siegemund (GER) / Vera Zvonareva (RUS) def. Tereza Mihalikova (SVK) / Zhaoxuan Yang (CHN) 26 63 [10-7]


Livesport Prague Open
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Category: WTA 250
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: July 31 – Aug. 6, 2023
Prize money: $259,303
Draws: S32 – D16 

Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2023
Final results

Singles, second round

[8] Kateryna Baindl (UKR) def Jule Niemeier (GER) 50 retd

[PR] Jaqueline Cristian (ROU) def [Q] Emiliana Arango (COL) 64 63

[LL] Nao Hibino (JPN) vs. [Q] Viktoria Hruncakova (CZE) 21 suspended

Singles, first round

[LL] Ankita Raina (IND) def [PR] Barbora Strycova (CZE) 36 64 64

Doubles quarterfinal

[2] Alicia Barnett / Olivia Nicholls (GBR) vs. Quinn Gleason (USA) / Elixane Lechemia (FRA) 21 suspended

Doubles, first round

Andrea Gamiz (VEN) / Heather Watson (GBR) def [3] Anastasia Detiuc / Anna Siskova (CZE) 67 (7) 63 [10-7]


[WC] Tereza Martincova (CZE) vs. Yuan Yue (CHN)

[1] Zhang Shuai / Zhu Lin (CHN) vs. [WC] Barbora Palicova / Dominika Salkova (CZE)


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