Wang Yafan takes on Sofia Kenin in the final of the Abierto Mexicano TELCEL presentado por HSBC.
WTA Staff
March 2, 2019


Play starts at 6pm

WANG Yafan (CHN) v Sofia KENIN (USA) [5]


Play starts at 5.30pm

Desirae KRAWCZYK (USA) / Giuliana OLMOS (MEX) [3] v Victoria AZARENKA (BLR) / ZHENG Saisai (CHN)


This is the first time Wang and Kenin have played each other.

This is Wang's first final at WTA level.

Wang's semifinal against Donna Vekic was her first three-set encounter of the week. All her other matches resulted in straight-sets wins, apart from her Round of 16 clash where Monica Puig was forced to retire in the first set.

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Kenin has had two three-setters in as many rounds - but in the two rounds prior to that she played opponents who had to retire from the match, Katie Boulter in the Round of 16 and Rebecca Peterson in the Round of 32.