Print Edition - 2017-11-02  |  Sports Digest

Rybarikova sees off Mladenovic

- AFP, ZHUHAI (China)

Nov 2, 2017-

Slova-kia’s No 1 Magdalena Rybarikova beat top seed Kristina Mladenovic at the WTA Elite Trophy on Wednesday in a tight match at the round robin tournament. Rybarikova, who reached her maiden Grand Slam semi-finals at Wimbledon this year, overcame French star Mladenovic 7-5, 1-6, 7-6 (7/5) in two hours and 48 minutes at the Hengqin International Tennis Centre in Zhuhai. The Slovakian, making her debut in the southern Chinese city, is ranked career high 22nd. 

Published: 02-11-2017 09:48

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