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Pegula shocks Osaka; Barty, Pliskova book round-of-16 slots in Rome 2021 Rome 2 hrs – WTA Tennis

Jessica Pegula claimed her fifth Top 10 win of the year after stunning No.2 seed Naomi Osaka at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia on Wednesday. Meanwhile, World No.1…

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Jessica Pegula notched yet another big win this season as she stunned No.2 seed Naomi Osaka in the second round of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia on Wednesday, 7-6(2), 6-2.
“I knew I was right there,” Pegula told the press, after her win. “I knew if I could just hang in there and play my service games smart, I could get opportunities on her serve. I did in the tiebreak especially. I thought I toughed out the first set mentally, and then the second set I started to play better.”
World No.31 Pegula’s…

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