Top seed Aryna Sabalenka cruised past China’s Wang Yafan on Saturday to reach the finals of the Shenzhen Open.
Sabalenka beat Wang 6-2, 6-1 after the Belarusian’s ultra-aggressive tennis earned her an early break.
Wang had to call for a medical timeout early in the second set to attend to her left thigh and struggled during the game that lasted just over an hour.
“Of course I’m so happy with this performance. I would like to say it was not an easy match because she (Wang) was always trying to get back into the game, even when she was down 0-5,” Sabalenka said after her win. Read more