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Sloane Stephens keeps Victoria Azarenka out of finals in Miami

Sloane Stephens (WTA-12) Thursday for the final of the WTA tournament of Miami (8.648.508 dollar). The 25-year-old American won in 2 hours and 9 minutes with a 3-6, 6-2 and 6-1 of the White-Russian Victoria Azarenka (WTA 186), the toernooiwinnares of 2009, 2011 and 2016.

In the second semi-final takes the American toernooisensatie Danielle Collins (WTA 93) against the Latvian Jelena Ostapenko (WTA-5).

Saturday Stephens is in her sixth WTA final. The previous five won them all. It gave her titles in Washington (2015), Auckland, Acapulco, and Charleston (2016), for them the end of last season with the US Open a Grand Slam to her achievements brought.

Earlier this month, Azarenka in Indian Wells by Stephens out of the tournament gewipt. Happened there in the second round (6-1, 7-5). In Miami, the former number one in the world only her second tournament since last year in Wimbledon in the semi-finals was eliminated. Due to a lawsuit, the vote was in Los Angeles living Azarenka the state of California are not with her fifteen months old zoonje Leo leave.

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