Russian Aslan Karatsev made his way to the final match of the VTB Kremlin Cup held in Moscow, beating Karen Khachanov.
In the first set, the opponents alternately won the game by serving each other in the opening of the game, and then reached the tie-break. There Khachanov had three set points, but in the end Karatsev managed to play them back and win with a score of 9: 7.
In the second set, Karatsev made two breaks, confidently took the game and won an overall victory.
Note that for the meeting, which lasted 1 hour 42 minutes, Khachanov made 8 innings right through, Karatsev scored 6 aces.
In the final of the tournament, Karatsev will play with Croat Marin Cilic, who previously defeated Ricardas Berankis from Lithuania in his semifinals.
ATP 250. VTB Kremlin Cup. Moscow, Russia). Hard. Prize Pool – $ 697,125
Aslan Karatsev (Russia, 2) – Karen Khachanov (Russia, 3) – 7: 6 (7), 6: 1
- Chilic became the first finalist of the “VTB Kremlin Cup”