Sabalenka cruises into Abu Dhabi final

World No. 10 Aryna Sabalenka posted a 14th consecutive victory to reach her third final in as many tournaments on Tuesday. The Belarusian needed just 61 minutes to wrap up her 6-3, 6-2 success over ninth-seeded Maria Sakkari of Greece at the WTA Abu
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World No. 10 Aryna Sabalenka posted a 14th consecutive victory to reach her third final in as many tournaments on Tuesday.

The Belarusian needed just 61 minutes to wrap up her 6-3, 6-2 success over ninth-seeded Maria Sakkari of Greece at the WTA Abu Dhabi Open.

She will take on Russia's Veronika Kudermetova in the final of WTA's season opener today.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 13, 2021, with the headline 'Sabalenka cruises into Abu Dhabi final'. Print Edition | Subscribe