“Kasatkina never filed for relegation, made seven double faults and converted seven out of 16 break points,” the report says.
The prize fund of the tournament in Toronto was more than $2.5 million. After the 18th racket of the world Veronika Kudermetova flew out of the competition, having lost at the start to the Australian Ayla Tomlyanovich, there were no more Russians in singles at the tournament in Toronto.
Earlier it became known that after winning the tournament in the American San Jose, Kasatkina rose to the highest place in her career in the world women's tennis ranking (WTA), finishing ninth. In the final, the Russian beat the American Shelby Rogers. The match between Kasatkina and Rogers ended with the score 6:7 (2:7), 6:1, 6:2. Before the final of the tournament, the Russian woman was ranked 12th in the WTA rankings, and her counterpart was in 45th place.
As for the tournament in Toronto, Kasatkina Andreescu, who won, will now play French tennis player Alize Cornet.