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Caroline Garcia v Daria Kasatkina live stream: How to watch today’s WTA Finals online

By Harry Edwards

Caroline Garcia v Daria Kasatkina live stream: How to watch today's WTA Finals online

Published: 7:44, 5 November 2022

Caroline Garcia and Daria Kasatkina will be aiming to reach the semi-finals of the 2022 WTA Finals when they meet on Saturday at 8:30pm (UK time).

How to live watch Caroline Garcia v Daria Kasatkina online:

UK: Amazon Prime Video are streaming the WTA Finals exclusively for account holders. Those without an Amazon Prime account already can take advantage of their 30-day free trial by following the simple steps below.

  1. Click on this link.
  2. Click ‘Start Your Free Trial’ and enter your details.
  3. Log in and pick your desired match to watch.

If the name wasn’t a giveaway, the WTA Finals is the last competition of the 2022 women’s tennis season which pits the top eight players across the year against each other to be crowned champion. The qualifiers are determined by points collected from 16 tournaments, with each player’s results from the Grand Slams, the four WTA tournaments with 1,000 points for the winner and the best results from two WTA 1000 tournaments with 900 points for the winner having to be included.

The eight players are then split into two groups of four in a round robin format, named Group Tracy Austin and Group Nancy Richey, with just one match between each player. The top two of each group goes through to the semi-final – with winner of Group Tracy Austin facing the runner-up of Group Nancy Richey and vice versa.

Garcia qualified as the sixth-best player across the year amassing 3,000 points having played 21 tournaments in total. She had a mixed start to the year reaching the quarter-finals of the Sydney Open but going out of the opening rounds at both the Melbourne Open and Australian Open. She eventually grew into the year and claimed three titles at Bad Homburg, Warsaw and Cincinnati, beating world No.1 Iga Swiatek en route to success in Poland. There was another fairly early exit at the French Open, but Garcia did make it to the final 16 at Wimbledon and the US Open semi-finals.

So far at the WTA Finals, Garcia has one win and one defeat from her two group stage matches. The Frenchwomen opened the tournament against Coco Gauff 6-4 6-3 but fell to defeat in her second match against world no.1 Swiatek, losing 3-6 2-6 to the 21-year-old.

Kasatkina, meanwhile, was the seventh player to qualify but came in as the eighth seed after picking up 2,935 points from 22 tournaments. In Grand Slams, Kasatkina didn’t fare too well in the Australian Open or US Open, falling at the early stages – losing to Swiatek in the former – but she did balance that out by reaching the semi-finals of the French Open before losing to, you guessed it, Swiatek. Kasatkina did have to tournament successes to her name, winning the Silicon Valley Classic and Championnats de Granby, and though she faltered slightly after the second title, it was enough to reach the ATP Finals.

In her first game at the WTA Finals, Kasatkina lost to her old foe Swiatek 2-6 3-6 but bounced back to beat Gauff 7-6 (6) 6-3 to keep her semi-final hopes alive.

Whoever wins this match will take on Group Nancy Richey winner Maria Sakkari.