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Kalinina failed to reach the final of the tournament in Rouen in a tense match

ByИван Дунаев

Apr 20, 2024

 Kalinina in a tense match, she failed to reach the final of the tournament in Rouen

Angelina failed to cope with Poland's Magda Linette in a three-set match.

Ukrainian tennis player AngelinaKalinina(No. 32 WTA) stopped one step away from the final of the WTA 250 tournament in Rouen, France. In the semi-finals she lost to Poland's Magda Linett (No. 60 WTA).

The match lasted 2 hours 11 minutes and ended in the defeat of the native of Novaya Kakhovka with a score of 1:6, 6:4, 2:6.

During the match, Angelina never served through, made 5 double faults and converted 2 out of 7 break points.

Note that in the quarterfinals, Kalinina beat the Russian Mirra Andreeva, which, due to the full-scale war of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, is allowed to compete only in a neutral status.

For Kalinina, this is the second semi-final lost this year. In early March, she lost to Chinese Xiyu Wang at the WTA 250 tournament in Austin, America.

In the final of the tournament in Rouen, the Polish tennis player will play with American Sloane Stephens (No. 39 WTA), who defeated French Caroline Garcia in the other semifinal ( No. 23 WTA) with a score of 6:3, 6:2.

It was previously reported that Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk defeated the current Wimbledon championMarketa Vondrousova and reached the final of the WTA 500 tournament in Stuttgart .


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