Jessica Pegula defeated Maria Sakkari

American tennis player Jessica Pegula defeated Greece’s Maria Sakkari 3-0 to reach the semi-finals of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) final round-robin singles event. Jessica Pegula defeated Maria Sakkari 6-3,6-2.

Fifth seed Pegula has won all six sets she has played so far in Cancun and will play her semi-final match on Saturday. The two semi-finalists in the second singles group will be decided on Friday. US Open champion Coco Gauff will face Wimbledon champion Marketa Vondrousova while four-time Grand Slam champion Iga Swiatek will face three-time Slam runner-up Onas Jabeur.