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Patna : World No 40 Daria Kasatkina, 22, Russia, upset World No 13 Angelique Kerber, 31, Germany, the winner of three Grand Slam singles titles including the 2018 Wimbledon title, in the women’s singles first round of Rogers Cup at Toronto, Canada, on August 6, 2019. Kasatkina beat 12th seed Kerber in three sets 0-6, 6-2, 6-4 to enter the 2nd round.  Both the players won 5 break points each in the match. Both of them also won 6 games each in a row in the match. Both served 2 Aces each in the match.

World No 19 Anett Kontaveit, 23, Estonia, beat former Wimbledon and US Open Champion Maria Sharapova, 32, Russia, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the first round. Kontaveit won 4 break points to 3 by Sharapova, the World No 81. Sharapova though fired 7 Aces in the match to 1 by Kontaveit, the 16th seed. Both the players won 3 games each in  a row.

World No 198 in WTA rankings Svetlana Kuznetsova, 34, Russia, the winner of two Grand Slam singles titles, upset World No 122 beat Xiyu Wang, China,  6-2, 6-4 to enter the 2nd round.

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