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Canada’s Andreescu beats top-seeded Kasatkina in quarterfinal at Wimbledon warmup

BAD HOMBURG, Germany — Canada’s Bianca Andreescu defeated top-seeded Daria Kasatkina of Russia 6-4, 6-1 in quarterfinal play Thursday on the Dangerous Homburg Open.

The unseeded Andreescu, who has but to lose a set on the Wimbledon warmup event, wanted 82 minutes to finish the victory.

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The Thirteenth-ranked Kasatkina double-faulted six occasions and gained solely three of 17 factors off her second serve. Andreescu, the world No. 64 from Mississauga, Ont., transformed 5 of six break-point alternatives.

The Canadian will face both fourth-seeded Simona Halep of Romania or sixth-seeded American Amanda Anisimova within the semifinals.

It is going to be Andreescu’s first look in a semifinal this season. The 2019 U.S. Open champion additionally reached the quarterfinals final month in Rome earlier than falling to top-ranked Iga Swiatek of Poland.

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