SEVASTOVA AND KAWA TO VIE FOR THE TITLE OF BALTIC OPEN 2019

The Latvian Anastasija Sevastova outplayed the Russian Anastasia Potapova In straight sets – 6/4, 6/2.

In the first set Sevastova converted a key breakpoint – 3/2. However, the Latvian couldn't serve for the set at 5/3. Later at 5/4 Anastasija had an opportunity to win a set ball on the serve of the opponent, but a couple of slice drop shots were unsuccessful. As a result, Sevastova put the winning point in the first set on her serve.

In the second set, the situation repeated. With the score 2/2, Sevastova broke again, and with the score 4/2 Potapova lost the virtual match ball. «Thank you so much for coming again, it's hard to describe how amazing it is to play at home! I was confident till the end and was playing pretty well. She (Anastasia Potapova) is dangerous player and I am happy that match was over in two sets. This WTA tournament, for sure, will be the special one. And for tomorrow I hope the stands will be full and I'll feel absolute support», commented on her win Anastasija Sevastova.

In 1 hour 19 minutes Anastasia Sevastova aced twice, and made a double fault 3 times, while Anastasia Potapova fired an ace once and committed a double one time.

The home soul player and the top-seeded, Anastasija Sevastova in the final will cross the rackets with the qualifier Katarzyna Kawa from Poland.