Clara Burel will play this Sunday the final of the US Open against the Chinese Xiyu Wang
Clara Burel, of Louannec, will play this Sunday 9th September, her second junior Grand Slam final after her victory against Maria Osorio Serrano, seeded No. 4, in the semis .
The young player had to fight hard to win against the Colombian. After winning the first set 7-5, she digested the loss of the second 1-6, breaker at the end of the last set and serve for the match. Despite three spoiled match balls, Clara Burel had a superb tie-break (7-3) and propels herself to the final.
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“I went through all the emotions because there was everything in this match, she tells the microphone of the French Tennis Federation. But I went to get this victory with the guts and with the heart. I left everything on the ground. There was a lot of tension on both sides. In terms of level of play, it varied a lot.
“I hope I will win this final this time. “
The young tennis player has indeed played and lost the final of the Australian Open earlier this year.
In the final, she will face the Chinese Xiyu Wang , seeded No. 3, who beat in three sets the Ukrainian Dasha Lopatetskaya.