Tuesday’s Set Points, WTA Linz, Hong Kong & Tianjin: Big wins for Allertova and Kontaveit

The two seeds in action in Linz, Carla Suárez Navarro and Daria Kasatkina, had contrasting fortunes on Wednesday; the number four seed, Carla Suárez Navarro kept her hopes for Singapore alive with a relatively routine 6-4 6-2 win over Mona Barthel. Kasatkina though tumbled out in straight sets to one of last year’s quarter-finalists, Denisa Allertova.…