The final of the women’s tennis tournament of the WTA-500 category with a prize fund of $ 922,573 ended in Abu Dhabi (UAE). The fifth racket of the world, representative of Kazakhstan Elena Rybakina, won the championship title. In the final match, she beat Russian tennis player Daria Kasatkina, ranked 14th in the Women’s Tennis Association rankings. The meeting ended with the score 6:1, 6:4.
The tennis players spent 1 hour and 12 minutes on the court. During the match, Rybakina served three times, converted six out of 10 break points and made two double faults. Daria Kasatkina has not a single ace, nine double faults and three converted break points out of five.
Let us recall that last season Belinda Bencic (Switzerland) won the WTA-500 tournament in Abu Dhabi, defeating Russian Lyudmila Samsonova in the final, who reached the semi-finals in 2024.