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New Tiger From East. What Tennis World Thinks Of Aryna Sabalenka

The newly crowned Wuhan champion Aryna Sabalenka has become a real discovery of this tennis season. Called new Serena Williams, the unstoppable Belarusian keeps astonishing the world with her stellar performance on court over the last four months.

Aryna Sabalenka

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Sabalenka is facing Garbine Muguruza in the China Open on Tuesdasy, 2 October. The Belarusian captured the attention of the world as she beat at least five top WTA players.

Anett Kontaveit is one of them, the Estonian was knocked out of the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open with a 6-3, 6-3 defeat last Sunday.

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Here’s just some of the fans and media reactions following a triumpant victory of brand new World No.16.

It’s not just mere tennis fans who are mesmerized and awestruck, even sporting greats are equally blown away by her excellence.

Moreover, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko congratulated the 2o-year-old star with her brilliant victory in Wuhan.

“With your brilliant performance you win the love of millions of fans around the world, glorify your country and make Belarusian fans happy.

I am confident that the first WTA Premier 5 title is the start of a long journey to great victories and new career-high WTA rankings,” he said.

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On the way to the final Aryna Sabalenka beat Spain’s world number 22 Carla Suarez Navarro, World No.6 Elina Svitolina of Ukraine, the U.S. world number 62 Sofia Kenin, world number 31 Dominika Cibulkova from Slovakia and Australia’s world number 17 Ashleigh Barty.