Posts tagged as Anett Kontaveit

Estonia’s Kontaveit advances to 3rd round of WTA Toronto Rogers Cup

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Estonia’s highest ranked tennis player Anett Kontaveit, WTA No 19, advanced to the third round of the Rogers Cup in Toronto by defeating Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro, WTA No 26. In the first set, Kontaveit bested Navarro 7-5, while in the second set, citing an injury, Navarro forfeited as the Estonian was in the lead 3-1. By then, Kontaveit had won 63 of all points played against Navarro’s 55. In…

Kontaveit through to Miami semi and Estonian major tournament record

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Anett Kontaveit has reached the semi-finals of the Miami Open, with a three set defeat over Su-Wei Hsieh of Taiwan, on Wednesday, her furthest progress in a top-level WTA event to date. Kontaveit came from behind both in sets and in games, in the last set. Hsieh won the first set 6:3, which Kontaveit matched with a 6:2 victory in the second. However, the Estonian found herself losing four games…

Anett Kontaveit through to Australian Open second round

Monday, January 14, 2019

Estonian top tennis player Anett Kontaveit is through to the second round of the Australian Open in Melbourne after beating Spanish player Sara Sorribes Tormo in straight sets on Monday. Kontaveit rescued herself from having her service broken in the fifth game of the first set, coming back from 0:40 to win the game, and breaking Ms Tormo’s serve in the next game, bringing the score to 4:2, going on…

Anett Kontaveit achieves new record ranking

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Estonia’s top tennis player Anett Kontaveit, who placed second in the Wuhan Open last week, achieved a new record ranking of 21st in the WTA on Monday and advanced to the third round of the China Open on Tuesday, daily Postimees reported. Kontaveit lost the opening set to Germany’s Laura Siegemund (WTA 142) 2-6, complaining of fatigue to British coach Nigel Sears, who offered encouragement. She subsequently pulled away 6-3,…