Ukrainian tennis player reaches semi-finals of tournament in Rouen, beating Russian opponent in straight sets

Anhelina Kalinina. Stock photo: Kalinina on Instagram

Ukrainian tennis player Anhelina Kalinina (32) has defeated 16-year-old Mirra Andreeva (43), a neutral player who holds a Russian passport, in the WTA 250 quarter-final in Rouen, France.

Source: Champion

The match lasted 1 hour and 37 minutes and ended with a score of 6-4, 7-5. Kalinina served one ace and two double faults and converted seven out of nine break points.

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This was the first time the opponents had met face to face.

In the semi-finals, Anhelina will face Poland’s Magda Linette (60). The match will take place on Saturday, 20 April. It starts at 17:30 (Kyiv time).

Background: Anhelina Kalinina defeated France’s Alizé Cornet (106) in the first round of the tournament 6-4, 7-5. In the second round, she beat Italian player Martina Trevisan (106) 6-4, 7-5.

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