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Germany's Goerges Defeats Russia's Kasatkina For Kremlin Cup Tennis Title

Russia's tennis player Daria Kasatkina

Germany’s Julia Goerges defeated Daria Kasatkina of Russia to win the Kremlin Cup WTA tennis championship in Moscow.

The 28-year-old German won the first five games of her match on October 21 against the 20-year-old Kasatkina and easily went on to secure a 6-1, 6-2 victory.

Goerges won $147,500 with the title, while Kasatkina won $78,800 .

In the men’s ATP final on October 22, sixth-seeded Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia-Herzegovina will face unseeded Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania.

Dzumhur’s only ATP victory also came in Russia, last month in St. Petersburg.

Based on reporting by AP, AFP, and dpa