Muguruza beats Pliskova and accesses to the final of the tournament in Cincinnati
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The player Spanish Garbine Muguruza
Cincinnati — Garbine Muguruza was eliminated from the tournament in Cincinnati, the favorite Karolina Pliskova, beaten 6-3 and 6-2 in the semi-finals by the Spanish on Saturday.
Queen of Paris last year and Wimbledon this year, she defeated the defending champion in 81 minutes, getting two breaks in each round.
Muguruza has taken the service of the Czech during the first and last games of the first set. In the second set, it was re-released to make it 4-2 and 6-2.
Pliskova gave him a helping hand by committing six double faults. Muguruza was limited to 13 errors not caused, while his rival was at fault 28 times.
“I don’t think it was my best tennis, said Pliskova. I didn’t have a lot of energy. I think the tone was set from the first game. “
The service, Muguruza has won 80 percent of the points played on his first balls. She won a game of zero to each of the sleeves.
“I was very precise, said the 23-year old woman. I wanted to be aggressive and do not hesitate. I felt very comfortable and in control. Everything has worked out. “
The game ended on a strike out of the target of the world number 1, for the benefit of the fourth headlining.
This will be a first final on u.s. soil for the Spanish. Her rival will be the American Sloane Stephens or Romanian Simona Halep.
Muguruza has won her only match against Stephens in 2015. She has a record of 2-1 against Halep, having faced in 2014 and 2015.
In the first semi-final of men, the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov has got the better of American John Isner, 7-6 (4) and 7-6 (10).
This game without a break resulted in 24 aces, including 14 for Isner.
Dimitrov will be his first final of a tournament of series Masters 1000. He’s going to cross the iron with the Australian Nick Kyrgios or the Spanish David Ferrer.
Dimitrov will be seeking a third title this year, after being imposed in Brisbane and Sofia.