The Russian beat the former world number one in the Tokyo tournament

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Russian tennis player Lyudmila Samsonova defeated Spanish Garbine Muguruza 6:4, 6:2.

Lyudmila Samsonova

Russian No. 4 Lyudmila Samsonova defeated two-time Grand Slam champion and former world No. 1 Garbine Muguruza in the quarter-finals of the WTA 500 tournament in Tokyo.

World No. 30 Samsonova defeated Spain’s Muguruza (world No. 12) 6:4, 6:2. The players spent 1 hour 23 minutes on the court.

The Russian hit two aces and committed four double faults. She converted seven to five break points. The Spanish tennis player adds four direct serves, three errors on serve and two break points.

Russia’s second racket reached the semi-finals of the Tokyo tournament

The 23-year-old Samsonova is ranked 30th in the world after winning three WTA tournament titles. Muguruza, 28, is a former world number one singles player, winner of two Grand Slam singles titles and 15 WTA titles (10 of them in singles).

Earlier, Russia’s Veronika Kudermetova defeated Brazilian tennis player Beatriz Haddad-Maya (ranked 16th in the world) to enter the semi-finals of the Tokyo tournament.

Samsonova will compete against China’s Zhang Shuai (ranked 28) to reach the finals of the tournament.

The Japan Open will be held from September 19 to 25 and the WTA 500 tournament will have a prize fund of more than $750,000.


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