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Elena Rybakina Advances in WTA 500 Berlin Tournament

Berlin, June 20, 2024, The Europe Today: World No. 4 tennis player from Kazakhstan, Elena Rybakina, has successfully commenced her participation in the WTA 500 tournament in Berlin, according to Kazakh media reports.

Rybakina began her campaign in the second round, facing Russian competitor Veronika Kudermetova, ranked 35th in the world. The Kazakh star triumphed over Kudermetova in two tightly contested sets, winning 6-4, 7-5. In a dramatic second set, Rybakina staged a comeback by breaking her opponent’s serve, securing her victory after a match that lasted one and a half hours.

With this win, Rybakina has advanced to the third round of the tournament, where she will face former world No. 1, Victoria Azarenka, currently ranked 19th globally. This match marks Rybakina’s first official appearance since her strong performance at the 2024 Roland Garros, where she reached the quarterfinals.

Rybakina’s successful start in Berlin continues her impressive form this season, and her upcoming match against Azarenka is highly anticipated by tennis enthusiasts.