Andreeva could not cope with Sabalenka at the tournament in Madrid 22:30

In the WTA-1000 series tournament held in Madrid, 17-year-old Russian tennis player Mirra Andreeva could not reach the semi-finals, losing to Belarusian representative Arina Sabalenko in the quarter-finals.

The match, which lasted 1 hour and 19 minutes, ended with two sets of 6:1 and 6:4.

Andreeva is ranked 43rd in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rankings. Sabalenka, a two-time Grand Slam champion, ranks second behind Polish tennis player Iga Swiatek.

Sabalenka will compete with Wimbledon 2022 champion, world number four Elena Rybakina, representing Kazakhstan, to reach the Madrid final.

On March 6, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced that it has decided to allow Russian and Belarusian tennis players to compete in neutral status at the 2024 Summer Olympics in France. Russians and Belarusians will be able to compete in the 2024 Olympics if they comply with the neutral athlete principles previously formulated by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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Source: Gazeta

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