This match had so much pressure and I was so nervous.
The Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (WTA 40) has settled on Saturday when second-placed in the finals of the VTB Kremlin Cup in Moscow, 840.130 dollars). We were so happy yesterday, celebrating (Shenzhen). "This is the cherry on top".More news: All you need to know about Fortnite Chapter 2
She duly sealed the eighth and final place at the tournament boasting record $14 million prize money with a confident performance to see off the French player. "I still can't imagine it", the 22-year-old Bencic told the crowd. 3 tournament in Shenzhen and joins Ash Barty, Karolina Pliskova, Simona Halep, Bianca Andreescu, Naomi Osaka, Petra Kvitova and defending champion Elina Svitolina.
She beat Czech Karolina Muchova (WTA 35) with a 6-4, 6-7 (6/8), and 6-1.More news: UK: Johnson sends 'unsigned' extension letter to EU
The 22-year-old Latvian, who captured her first Grand Slam title at Roland Garros in 2017, won the third WTA crown of her career with a solid display in her second final of the year.
"My goal was to be consistent and when you are consistent you earn your spot in the top eight its like a bonus, obviously I booked my ticket last minute but still it shows that I had a great consistent season which is also my goal next year obviously trying to keep my spot in the top 10".More news: 'Maleficent' sequel scares up box-office lead in North America
"It's incredible to be back in the final for the third time", Pavlyuchenkova said. This year, there is definitely not a lack of drama, with Bencic's first-round exit in Linz making her qualification seem more impossible this week. I think I played really well today. "Every year I play here, I look forward to have a trophy..."