Dasha comes through the first round to play world #1

January 8, 2017

Daria Kasatkina advanced to the second round of Premier in Sydney by defeating hungarian Timea Babos 3:6, 6:4, 6:2. Dasha was 3-6, 1-3 throughout the match but turned everything around and after that gave just three games to her opponent. There's one ace and five breaks of Babos' serve on Daria's acсount.

Up next is the match against world number 1 Angelique Kerber. German won their only head-to-head meeting last year in Toronto.

Daria kicked off her season reaching the second round in Brisbane where she lost in dramatic fashion to WTA #7 Garbine Muguruza.

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