Heather Watson Rushes into Hobart International Final

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Friday, January 16th, 2015 | 0

Top British female tennis player, Heather Watson, rode on her sublime form to storm into the finals of the WTA Hobart International 2015 Down Under.

49th-ranked Watson needed around two hours to pull off a 6-3 7-5 victory over 8th-seeded American Alison Riske in the semifinal encounter on Friday.

“I’m very happy to finally get through today – it was tough,” 22-year-old Watson was quoted as per saying by WTA Tennis afterwards.

Up next, Watson is slated to cross the swords with another American journeywoman in 84th-ranked Madison Bringle, who defeated Japan’s Kurumi Nara 6-4 1-6 6-3 in the last-four stage.


(Q) M Brengle d. K Nara (6-4, 1-6, 6-3)

H Watson d. (8) A Riske (6-3, 7-5)


V Diatchenko/M Niculescu d. A Tomljanovic/H Watson (6-2, 6-3)

K Bertens/J Larsson d. (4) L Arruabarrena/R Olaru (2-6, 6-3, 10-5)

(Image: skysports.com)

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