Muguruza advances to the final due to the withdrawal of Vondrousova

Garbiñe Muguruza.

Garbiñe Muguruza.
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The Spanish Garbiñe Muguruza their presence in the Chicago tournament final after learning of the withdrawal from the competition of her semi-final rival, the Czech Marketa Vondrousova, who argued stomach problems.

In this way, Muguruza, ninth in the women’s ranking, will play her fourth final of the season after those of Melbourne and Doha that she lost, and that of Dubai, where she scored the victory to raise the number of successes of his career.

The Caracas player, second favorite, will bid for her second trophy of 2021 against the winner of the other semifinal, which will be played by the Kazakh Elena Ribakina and the tunisian Ons Jabeur.

The pass to the final boosts the aspirations of Garbiñe Muguruza in his career for the qualification for the WTA Finals that will be played in November in Guadalajara (Mexico) among the eight best on the circuit.

Regardless of what happens on Sunday in the final, the Spanish sits in the sseventh place in the ‘race’, ahead of the Japanese Naomi Osaka and if she wins the title, Muguruza would be sixth.


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