Made it to the semifinals of the WTA 1000 tournament in Miami, passing Aryna Sabalenko in the apartmentSorana Kirstya will meet Petra Kvitova (12 WTA) in the penultimate act of the competition.

Sorana KirsteaPhoto: Rob Prange / Zuma Press / Profimedia

Petra Kvitova defeated Kateryna Alexandrova in the quarterfinals of the WTA tournament in Miami

The two-time winner of Wimbledon had a very difficult game with the Russian Kateryna Oleksandrivna (18 WTA), managing to win after three sets and two hours and 13 minutes of play with the score 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. .

The match for reaching the final between Sorana Kirstya and Petra Kvitova will take place on Friday at 22:00 (Romanian time).

In the other semifinal, Olena Rybakina (7 WTA) will meet American Jessica Pegula (3 WTA).

The Miami Open takes place from March 21 to April 2 on hard, is part of the “WTA 1000” category and has a total prize pool of $8,800,000. There are 96 players in the main draw, and the reigning champion is Iga Svyatek.

Petra Kvitova leads 6-4 against Sorana Kirstea

Sorana Kirstya and Petra Kvitova have met ten times so far, the Czech player won six duels.

2022, Cincinnati: 6-2, 6-3 for Kvitova

2022, Australian Open: 6-2, 6-2 on Kirstea

2021 Australian Open: 6-4, 1-6, 6-1 on Kirstea

2016, Wimbledon: 6-0, 6-4 for Kvitova

2014, Madrid: 6-1, 5-7, 7-6(4) for Kvitova

2013, Toronto: 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 over Kirstea

2012, Rome: 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 for Kvitova

2010, Copenhagen: 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 over Kirstea

2010, Wimbledon: 6-2, 6-2 for Kvitova

2008, Budapest: 6-2, 6-4 for Kvitova

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