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Leylah Fernandez loses to Danielle Collins at Nationwide Financial institution Open

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Leylah Fernandez’s run on the Nationwide Financial institution Open ended with a 6-2, 6-3 loss to American Danielle Collins to wrap up a soggy evening on the Nationwide Tennis Centre.

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Collins will meet top-seeded Iga Swiatek of Poland in a quarter-final Friday evening. Swiatek outlasted Czech Karolina Muchova 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 in a match which was interrupted twice by rain,

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Fernandez, who has had problem together with her service toss all through the week and confronted 9 break factors within the first set and Collins took benefit of two of them.

The match was extra even within the second set damaged by Fernandez at love for a 5-3 lead. Fernandez double-faulted on break level

The 20-year-old from Laval rode the emotion of the hometown crowd in her two earlier matches however Collins by no means let Fernadez construct any momentum.

Sixth-seeded Coco Gauff was relegated to an out of doors courtroom however it didn’t appear to hassle her as she defeated Wimbledon champion Marketa Vondrousova of Czechia 6-3, 6-0.

Gauff‘s quarter-final opponent might be her doubles companion, Jessica Pegula. The fourth-seeded Pegula was the one participant to complete a match earlier than the rain. She beat unseeded Jasmine Paolini of Italy 6-4, 6-0.

Third-seeded Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan defeated American Sloane Stephens 6-3, 6-3 and can play Tenth-seeded Daria Kasatkina of Russia who beat Czech Marie Bouzkova 6-3, 6-4.

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