Rybakina unhappy with WTA ‘leadership’ after Canada Open

Rybakina unhappy with WTA 'leadership' after Canada Open

Elena Rybakina said that she felt “destroyed” by the schedule of the WTA 1000 tournament in Montreal aimed for leadership ” weak “ of the WTA after the quarter-final for the world number four ended at 3 a.m. on Saturday and her semi-final was postponed to Sunday due to rain.

As a reminder, Rybakina had beaten Daria Kasatkina in a marathon of three hours and 27 minutes in the round of 16, before the rain forced the Kazakh to wait until the last day of the tournament, Sunday, to meet Liudmila Samsonova in the next round. . She then lost (1-6, 6-1, 6-2) and her opponent, Samsonova, was also not spoiled by the schedule as she had to return to the court about two hours later for the final, which she lost to Jessica Pegula.

“I feel destroyed because of the schedule and this whole situation. I’m not really happy about it, but that’s the way it is.”said Rybakina. “Unfortunately there is not much players can do in these situations. The decision is not really ours. The weather didn’t help. So I suffered a few injuries, but we tried to manage that and see how we go from there. »

“I hope it’s the last time, because it was unprofessional from… I can’t really say the tournament because I think it’s mostly about the WTA here”continued the winner of Wimbledon 2022. “Leadership is a bit weak at the moment, but I hope something will change, because this year there have been many situations that I can’t really understand. »


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