Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X

WTA Elite Trophy: Red-hot Julia Goerges to face CoCo Vandeweghe in Zhuhai final

Julia Goerges play a forehand return to Anastasija Sevastova during their WTA Elite Trophy match in Zhuhai on Saturday

Zhuhai (China), November 4: Julia Goerges' fine form continued as she cruised into the final of the WTA Elite Trophy, with Coco Vandeweghe now standing between the German and a second tournament win in succession.

The champion at last month's Kremlin Cup, Goerges eased to a 6-3 6-3 victory over Anastasija Sevastova in Zhuhai, extending her winning streak to eight matches.

Next up for the big-serving German is a final against Vandeweghe, who also won 6-3 6-3 against Ashleigh Barty.

Goerges dominated from the outset against Sevastova, breaking in the first game and controlling proceedings thereafter as her forehand proved potent.

There was also much to admire in the performance of Vandeweghe, who offset nine unforced errors with 32 winners to leave Barty helpless in the day's second semi-final.

Vandeweghe, the second seed in China, will break into the top 10 for the first time when the world rankings are updated next week. However, Goerges is unlikely to be daunted by that fact, given she boasts a 3-1 record against top-10 opponents this season.

Source: OPTA

For Quick Alerts
Subscribe Now
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts
Story first published: Saturday, November 4, 2017, 19:30 [IST]
Other articles published on Nov 4, 2017
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Mykhel sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Mykhel website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more