Spanish tennis player Garbiñe Muguruza, the fourth favorite, reached the final the Masters 1000 of Cincinnati on Saturday, winning the semi-final 6-3 6-2 to the world number one, Czech Karolina Pliskova, first favorite.
Muguruza, 23, played the most complete match so far in the tournament. He never lost the serve and broke four times that of his rival, current champion of this competition, that is disputed in hard track and distributes 2.6 million dollars in prizes.
The Wimbledon champion, who will be looking for her second title of the year and fifth in her career, barely needed an hour and 19 minutes to clinch the victory, the second to Pliskova, who had won six of her previous seven games.
Muguruza’s rival will be Romania’s Simona Halep, second seed.
Muguruza was intractable in his tennis. The first leg was completely dominated by the Wimbledon champion, who played a great aggressive and consistent tennis since the beginning of the actions by breaking the serve to Pliskova in the first game.
From that moment he imposed the pace and was always in control of the scoreboard without allowing the world number one to recover his serve.
Muguruza’s dominance was captured in the ninth game by making the second break of the match to close the sleeve in just 38 minutes of action.
The story was repeated in the second, with Muguruza impenetrable in all facets of the game and although Pliskova tried to come back, he could never break the serve to the Venezuelan Spanish tennis player that if he did the third break of the match to his rival in the sixth game For the partial of 4-2.
That was all Pliskova could do to avoid defeat but in the eighth game, with the serve in his power, he fought to overcome up to four match balls, but in the fifth, Muguruza sentenced with the much that he Gave the great triumph.