Things are winding down at the William HG FitzGerald Tennis Center and the crowning of a men’s and women’s champion is just a day away.
The ATP and WTA hard-court event is about to conclude after four exciting semi-final matches on Saturday between Kaia Kanepi and Daria Saville, as well as Liudmila Samsonova and Xiyu Wang on the women’s side. And on the men’s side, matches included Nick Kyrgios and Mikael Ymer, and finally Andrey Rublev and Yoshihito Nishioka.
Here’s how the women’s and men’s singles semi-finals went, as well as what we can expect for Sunday’s final:
Who won the Citi Open women’s semi-finals?
The women’s semi-finals took place on Saturday, August 6, and resulted in victories for world No. 37 Kaia Kanepi and world No. 60 Liudmila Samsonova.
For the first semi-final, Estonian tennis star Kaia Kanepi faced Australian Daria Saville and won 6-3, 6-1.
In the second semi-final, Russia’s Liudmila Samsonova faced China’s Xiyu Wang and won with a score of 6-1, 6-1.
Who will participate in the Citi Open women’s final?
Kanepi and Samsonova will face off for the Citi Open final on Sunday, August 7 at 2:30 p.m. ET.
Kanepi seeks her first title in nine years and Samsonova seeks her second WTA singles title.
How can I watch the Citi Open Women’s Final?
The Citi Open 2022 Women’s Final will be broadcast on the Tennis Channel. You can stream the match on tennischannel.com, fuboTV or the Tennis Channel app.
Who won the Citi Open men’s semi-finals?
The men’s semi-finals also took place on Saturday and resulted in victories for world number 45 Nick Kyrgios and world number 98 Yoshihito Nishioka.
For the first semi-final, Australia’s Nick Kyrgios faced Sweden’s Mikael Ymer and won 7-6(4), 6-3. Ymer took the first set while 2019 champion Kyrgios took the second set, although he struggled to pass Ymer’s serve. Kyrgios clinched the third set with a forehand winner to break for a 5-3 advantage.
In the second semi-final, Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka faced Russia’s Andrey Rublev and took the win 6-3, 6-4. Nishioka defeated top seed Rublev in an unexpected finale.
Who will participate in the Citi Open men’s final?
Kyrgios and Nishioka will face off for the Citi Open final on Sunday, August 7 at 5 p.m. ET.
Nishioka will compete for his second ATP singles title against 2019 champion Kyrgios.
How can I watch the Citi Open men’s final?
The 2022 Citi Open Men’s Finals will be broadcast on the Tennis Channel. You can stream the match on tennischannel.com, fuboTV or the Tennis Channel app.