Athletistic/Tennis. In the 1/8 finals of the hard WTA-500 tournament in Abu Dhabi (UAE), Russian tennis player Daria Kasatkina, ranked 14th in the world rankings, beat the American Ashlyn Kruger, ranked 82nd in the WTA rankings. The match ended with a score of 6:3, 7:5 in favor of the Russian athlete.

The duration of the fight was 1 hour 33 minutes. During this meeting, Kasatkina committed three double faults and converted four out of eight possible break points. Kruger had two aces, a double fault and a break point converted from three.

In the quarterfinals of the competition in Abu Dhabi, Kasatkina will meet the winner of the match between Sorana Cirstei from Romania and Maria Sakkari from Greece. The tournament will end on February 11.

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