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Patna : World No 20 & 9th seed Anett Kontaveit, 25, Estonia, beat World No 37 Ekaterina Alexandrova, 26, Russia, in athree-set thriller in women’s singles final on October 24, 2021, to lift the Kremlin Cup, a premier tournament on WTA tour, title. Kontaveit beat Ekaterina 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 in final rallying back from one set down.

Kontaveit won 5 break points during the match to 4 by the Russian. The Estonian won 7 games in a row during the match to 5 by Ekaterina. Both the players fired 5 Aces each during the match. Both of them also committed 6 double faults each in the match. Kontaveit, in all, won 114 points to 109 points by Ekaterina. Defending champion Kontaveit bagged 500 points for winning the title.