SHENZHEN, China – Aryna Sabalenka got a certainty support for the up and coming Australian Open in the wake of beating Alison Riske 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3 in the Shenzhen Open last on Saturday.
“To begin the season with a title, it gives you more faith in yourself, and ideally I can do well at the Australian Open,” Sabalenka said.
The two players prior won their elimination rounds after rain on Thursday disturbed the competition plan. Top-seeded Sabalenka crushed neighborhood most loved Wang Yafan 6-2, 6-1, and Riske won the initial seven amusements against Vera Zvonareva before the Russian resigned because of left hip damage.
“On the off chance that I have to play two matches in a single day, I will do that,” Sabalenka said.
Riske was showing up in the last at Shenzhen.
“It was an intense day for us, particularly to return after the primary set,” Sabalenka said. “She was placing everything in, down the lines … I’m happy to the point that I found a path how to win.”
The Australian Open begins Jan. 14.