To get to the final, the American teenager had to win yet another tough match against 22-year-old Beatriz Haddad Maia that was in top form.
The Brazilian was coming straight from the qualifications and before the semifinal she won 5 tough matches. After winning the first 6-4, Maia was struggling in the second. In fact, while Anisimova conceded 2 points on serve only in 1 game, Maia was continuing struggling to hold. Eventually, the set went to the breaker, but it was the American to win it at 2.
In the second set, Amanda was in complete charge of the situation to concede just a couple of games before winning the encounter 7-6 7-6 (2) 6-2. Amanda scored 120 vs. Maia’s 104.
The final vs. Astra Sharma
Amanda will face the world no.138 Astra Sharma in the final. There is no head to head record between them since this is the first time that they will play each other.
According to bet365, Anisimova is the favorite to win the match. See quotes and live streaming (only selected countries - USA excluded, but coming soon)
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