• Russian teen wins Kremlin Cup opener


    MOSCOW: Russia’s Daria Kasatkina on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) cruised into the second round of the Kremlin Cup, a joint WTA and ATP event, with a straight-sets win over fellow teenager Belinda Bencic. The 19-year-old, ranked 24th in the world and seeded eighth in Moscow, won 6-4, 6-1 to level her head-to-head record with her Swiss rival at 1-1.