Pegula to satisfy Parmentier in Coupe Banque Nationale closing

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16 Sep 2018, 04:02 IST
Jessica Pegula - cropped
American qualifier Jessica Pegula

Pauline Parmentier stands between Jessica Pegula and her first WTA title after the American qualifier beat fifth seed Sofia Kenin to succeed in the Coupe Banque Nationale closing.

Pegula, who’s ranked 227 on the earth, got here from a set all the way down to beat Kenin 4-6 6-2 6-Four as she broke her opponent 5 occasions throughout the match in her first three-set encounter of the match.

The 24-year-old had already crushed Kristyna Pliskova and second seed Petra Martic in her run to the final 4 and can now face eighth seed Parmentier.

“I really feel fairly good bodily, which has all the time been the number-one factor [with me],” Pegula mentioned in quotes printed on the WTA’s web site.

“At the moment, I wasn’t that sore or something. I’ve had some fairly good wins already, so I knew I had the prospect to win the match as we speak. I am excited and I am simply glad I acquired it executed as we speak.”

Parmentier needed to overcome dropping the primary set to Heather Watson as she secured a 5-7 6-Three 7-6 (7-5) victory in a contest that lasted over two and a half hours.

Parmentier is bidding for her second WTA title of the season having received the Istanbul Cup again in April.

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