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Victorious Venus sets Svitolina clash in Toronto

TORONTO, Canada - No.9 seed Venus Williams edged in-form Ericsson Open champion Katerina Siniakova to reach the third round out the Rogers Cup in Toronto on Wednesday, 7-5, 7-5.

No.9 seed Venus Williams edged an in-form
Katerina Siniakova in a tight two-setter to reach
the third round in Toronto against Elina Svitolina.
The win for the American sets up a highly-anticipated third round clash against No.5 seed Elina Svitolina with a spot in the quarterfinals on the line.

Williams snapped Siniakova's six-match winning streak in style, as the American thumped 32 winners, including 12 aces, to just nine unforced errors in the one hour, 39-minute victory.

Siniakova hung with the seven-time Grand Slam champion every step of the way, hitting 23 winners to just seven unforced over the course of the match, and twice broke Williams' serve in the first set.

Source; http://www.wtatennis.com/news/venus-sets-svitolina-clash-toronto-rogers-cup-katerina-siniakova

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