Kaia Kanepi Wins Estoril Tennis Tournament
5 May (BNS)
On 4 May Estonia's top tennis player Kaia Kanepi advanced to the women's singles final at the Estoril Open. Kanepi (WTA 34) beat first seed Roberta Vinci of Italy in straight sets 6-2 7-5.
The Estonian took the first set fairly comfortably but in the second Vinci (WTA 23) got ahead 4-1 and then 5-2. Kanepi then won five games in a row and took the set 7-5.
On Saturday Kaia Kanepi defeated Carla Suarez-Navarro (WTA 58) at the Estoril Open tennis event with 3:6, 7:6(6); 6:4). The game lasted two hours and 37 minutes.
Kanepi, who took home $37 000 with Saturday’s triumph, improved to 2-1 lifetime against Suarez Navarro.
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