Dasha earns the biggest victory of her career so far defeating the leader of women's tennis Angelique Kerber, 7-6, 6-2, in the second round of Premier-level event in Sydney.
Dasha had a comfort 4-1 lead in the 1st set, but German turned it into a tiebreak, where Daria was better and clinched this set on her first setpoint. After 2-all in the second set there was only Dasha on the court who won 4 straight games and secured her first top-5 win in an outstanding fashion.
“Emotions? Difficult to explain because I beat No.1 in the world and…it doesn’t happen every day. I think I'll get some confidence", - Dasha said in her post-match on-court interview.
Kasatkina will play against World no. 10 Johanna Konta in the quarterfinals. It will be the first meeting between these two