Gauff and Pegula advance to WTA-1000 doubles final in Madrid

American tennis players Corey Gauff and Jessica Peluga (second in the WTA doubles ranking) became the first doubles finalists of the WTA-1000 category tournament taking place in Madrid (Spain). In the semifinals, the athletes in two sets pulled out a victory from Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk and Romanian Elena-Gabriela Ruse (12th in the WTA pairs ranking). The meeting ended with a score of 2:0 (7:5, 7:6 (7:5)).

The match lasted 1 hour 47 minutes. The American duet has four aces, two double faults and 6 realized break points out of 14. Their rivals, in turn, completed one ace, made 12 double faults and converted 5 break points out of 13.

In the final, Gauff and Pegula will meet the winners of the meeting Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) and Beatriz Haddad-Maya (Brazil) – Leila Fernandez (Canada) and Taylor Townsend (USA). The rivals of the American couple will be determined today, May 5. The preliminary start time of the match is 22:30 Moscow time.

Updated: 06.05.2023 — 18:42

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