Hantuchova defeats Slovakian rival Cibulkova
Daniela Hantuchova came from a set down to defeat fellow
Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 on Saturday in the
semifinals of the Monterrey Open.
Second-seeded Hantuchova will be looking for her fourth WTA
title in Sunday’s final against either third-seeded Russian
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova or unseeded Latvian Anastasija Sevastova
at the Mexican outdoor hard-court event. They played a semifinal
Hantuchova, 26, improved her record against her 20-year-old
rival to 3-0 – two wins on hard court and one on clay.