The semi-final match between Elena Rybakina and Liudmila Samsonova was postponed for some reason, and the match was rescheduled. Jessica Pegula had already sealed her place in the finals by defeating Iga Swaitek. The winner of this match would play against Pegula for the Canadian Open 2023 title. Well, Rybakina didn’t have a good record against Samsonova, as both of their previous encounters ended on Samsonova’s side. Either Samsonova would continue her streak or Rybakina would take revenge. But revenge wasn’t too powerful, as Samsonova defeated Rybakina in the final set. So let’s take a look at the semi-final match results between Elena Rybakina vs Liudmila Samsonova.
Elena Rybakina vs Liudmila Samsonova Results
The Match began with absolute dominance by Rybakina, as she won the first set 6-1. She was all set to win the semi-final match in the Second set, but the comeback game by Samsonova was completely unexpected. Samsonova did the same as Rybakina did in the first set. Fast serving, following up the services, and letting the opponents make mistakes resulted in her winning the Second set by 1-6. Now it all came down to the final set, and the action-packed performance was ready to be showcased. The 3rd set began with 2 rounds won by Liudmila, and Rybakina needed to bounce back soon. In response, Rybakina won the next two sets. Later, the match was completely dominated by Samsonova, who won the match 6-1, 1-6, and 2-6. She will now face, Jessica Pegula in the Finals of the Canadian Open 2023.
Elena Rybakina vs Liudmila Samsonova Stats
|Service||Elena Rybakina||Liudmila Samsonova|
|1st Serve Points||67%||65%|
|2nd Serve Points||37%||53%|
|Break Points Saved||44%||50%|
|Service Games Won||6||8|
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