Dasha managed to reach the final of the Premier tournament in Moscow after a confident victory over the Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu: 6-2 6-3. Daria won four games in a row in the first set, sealing the victory after an equal 2-2 score. The same series was repeated in the second set when the score turned to be 2-3. The match lasted for an hour and twenty-three minutes and Dasha won seven break points on her opponent’s serve. It is the fifth Dasha’s victory over Begu in her career.
Dasha will face the winner of the other semi-final between Julia Goerges and Natalia Vikhlyantseva in the final match. This year Dasha has already won one Premier tournament which took place on clay courts in Charleston.