WTA Elite Trophy 2023: Daria Kasatkina highlights social media abuse after reaching semifinals


Daria Kasatkina highlighted the social media abuse she has acquired after changing into the primary participant to succeed in the semifinals of WTA Elite Trophy on Thursday.

The sixth-seeded Kasatkina beat Eleventh-seeded Magda Linette 6-3, 6-4. She then posted on X, the social media platform previously often called Twitter, saying she received her match however the abuse she will get “is totally uncontrolled.”

She included a picture exhibiting a number of the abusive messages she had acquired.

Kasatkina beat top-seeded Barbora Krejcikova in her first round-robin match within the Azalea group of the second-tier postseason occasion. Krejcikova and Linette have been eradicated.

Third-seeded Jelena Ostapenko rallied to beat Donna Vekic 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 to win her opening match within the Orchid group, a consequence which eradicated the Tenth-seeded Croatian.

Ostapenko will subsequent play Chinese language participant Zheng Qinwen, who beat Vekic in her first match, to determine who advances as group winner.

Later Thursday, fourth-seeded Liudmila Samsonova was to play her first match of the event towards Chinese language wild-card Zhu Lin.

The 12-player event is the primary postseason occasion on the ladies’s tour. It options the 11 highest-ranked singles gamers who didn’t qualify for subsequent month’s WTA Finals in Cancun, Mexico. Zhu, ranked thirty seventh, is the ultimate entry as a wild-card.

The gamers are divided into 4 teams of three with the winner of every group advancing to Saturday’s semifinals. The ultimate is scheduled for Sunday.



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