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Tennis: Shinikova reaches tournament final in Portugal, Tomova drops out at the start in Moscow

Viktoriya Tomova
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Isabella Shinikova has qualified for the final of the tournament in Lagos, Portugal, with USD 25,000 in prize money. Shinikova eliminated the No. 7 in the main draw Jesika Malečková, Czechia, who quit the match because of an injury at 1-1 games in the first set. This added 40 points to Isabella Shinikova’s rank list.

Viktoriya Tomova, on the other hand, surprisingly lost in the first round of the qualifiers for the WTA 250 tournament in Moscow to Anastasia Tikhonova, Russia by 4-6, 6-4, 6-7(5), who is 152 positions behind her in the rank list. 

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