2016 Miami Tennis Result Semifinals Svetlana Kuznetsova vs Timea Bascinszky Finals Highlights

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2016 Miami Tennis Result Semifinals Svetlana Kuznetsova vs Timea Bascinszky finals highlights. Svetlana Kuznetsova reaches Miami Open final with win over Timea Bacsinszky.

Svetlana Kuznetsova held off a strong challenge from Switzerland’s Timea Bacsinszky in searing afternoon heat to book her place in the Miami Open final with a 7-5, 6-3 victory on Thursday.

The 15th-seeded Russian relied on an indomitable attitude and a powerful baseline game as she improved her career record to 3-0 against the Swiss, ending the match with a crunching backhand cross-court winner after nearly two hours on court.

2016 Miami Tennis Semi Finals Svetlana Kuznetsova vs Timea Bascinszky Finals Highlights

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Kuznetsova, who pulled off a stunning upset when she ousted the world No1 Serena Williams in the fourth round, won a hard-fought opening set after ending a brilliant baseline rally between the two with an overhead smash.

Though she failed to hold serve in the first game of the second set, the Russian broke her 19th-seeded opponent in the second and fourth games to lead 3-1, then fought back from 15-40 down on serve in the ninth to seal victory.

Bacsinszky, who beat the third-seeded world No2 Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland in the fourth round, converted only two of 14 break points during the match.

2016 Miami Open Results: March 31

Match Result Score
Women’s Semifinal Svetlana Kuznetsova def. Timea Bacsinszky 7-5, 6-3
Men’s Quarterfinal Kei Nishikori def. Gael Monfils 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(3)
Men’s Quarterfinal Nick Kyrgios def. Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6(4)
Women’s Semifinal Victoria Azarenka vs. Angelique Kerber 6-2, 7-5
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