WTA Charleston, 2nd Round Snap Previews: Puig vs. Kasatkina, Sevastova vs. Petkovic

This post features snap previews for two second round matches at the Volvo Car Open in Charleston on Wednesday featuring Monica Puig vs. Daria Kasatkina and Anastasija Sevastova vs. Andrea Petkovic. For a recap of Monday’s action including first round wins for Puig and Petkovic, check out Monday’s Set Points recap post HERE. 1. Monica Puig vs. Daria Kasatkina (WTA Charleston,…

Ramblings from Charleston: Vesnina overcomes Errani, reaches first WTA singles final since 2013

Take a bow, Elena Vesnina… Coming through the qualifying draw in Charleston, the 29-year-old is into her first WTA final since 2013 after defeating Sara Errani, 6-4 4-6 6-2. In a thoroughly engaging semi-final, Vesnina produced a sensational third set display, aggressive and precise, and hitting 17 winners to 14 unforced errors. While she admitted in her post-match…