30-year-old Russian tennis player Svetlana Kuznetsova beat first racket of the world Serena Williams in the fourth round of the tournament in Miami. Her victory Kuznetsova has won a place in the quarter-finals of the Women’s tennis Association (WTA) Miami Open, in a match of Russian defeated Serena Williams in three sets.
I want to apologize to the fans for what Serena will not play here this year. But I’m sure she’ll win a lot of matches. I’m satisfied with today’s meeting, especially, as was feeding,
– Svetlana told about his victory.
The confrontation between Serena and Svetlana lasted 2 hours and 2 minutes. It was the third victory over Kuznetsova Williams: earlier, the Russian won against the American in the quarterfinals of the WTA tournament in Stuttgart, Germany (2007) and at the French Open (2009). It is also worth noting that earlier Svetlana Williams conceded eight times.
Kuznetsova managed that for a long time could not make the Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova: the athlete for 18 consecutive losing to Serena. And because of the recent doping scandal of Mary’s less likely to go on court against American tennis star.
In the quarterfinals, Kuznetsova will play with the winner of the match between Russian Ekaterina Makarova and Ukrainian Elina Svitolina.
We will add that tournament in Miami belongs to the prestigious Premier. The total prize Fund of the tournament amounts to 13 million 881, 737 thousand dollars. The winners of a single category in the men’s (ATP) and women’s tournaments will receive 1 million 208,300 thousand dollars, and the finalists – a little less than 502 thousand dollars.