Americans Brady, Gauff Advance At Ostrava Open, Rybakina Out
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic: Qualifier Daria Kasatkina upset sixth-seeded Elena Rybakina 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 to advance to the second round of the Ostrava Open on Tuesday.
Kasatkina broke 19th-ranked Rybakina for a 3-1 lead in the deciding set and held her serve on the way to her first win over a top 20 player this season.
Kasatkina will face U.S. Open semifinalist Jennifer Brady in the second round. The American came from a set down to defeat Ukraines Dayana Yastremska 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-1.
Another American, qualifier Coco Gauff advanced after edging wildcard Katerina Siniakova 7-5, 6-4. The 16-year-old will play next third-seeded Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus.