The eighth racket of the world, Czech tennis player Petra Kvitova, defeated Belarus Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the semifinals of the Sydney tournament – 6/1, 6/2.
For 1 hour and 6 minutes of the match, Petra made two aces and four breaks, never making a mistake when serving. While Aliaksandra filed twice through and made five double faults. Through personal meetings, opponents became equal – 1: 1.
In the finals of the Sydney International competition, Kvitova will play with Australian Ashleigh Barty.