Tennis – Pliskova, Kerber upset in Montreal

Aug 6, 2018; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic hits a forehand against Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic (not pictured) in the Rogers Cup tennis tournament at Stade IGA. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

(Reuters) – The punishing serve that propelled Karolina Pliskova to the top of the tennis world last year proved ineffective against Kiki Bertens at the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Wednesday as the Dutchwoman cruised to a 6-2 6-2 victory. The ninth-seeded Czech failed to record a single ace in the second-round battle but committed […]

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