Svetlana Kuznetsova

Svetlana Kuznetsova wins after on-court haircut

Svetlana Kuznetsova wins after on-court haircut

Svetlana Kuznetsova snipped off part of her braid with scissors during a changeover before going on to beat defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska, 7-5, 1-6, 7-5, Monday at the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore. The sheared hair remained on her chair for the rest of the match. 

Trailing 2-1 and down a break in the third set, Kuznetsova, without the benefit of a mirror, took scissors to the back of her head and chopped away. “It was bothering me a lot,” said the Russian, who asked the umpire to have scissors brought to the court. “When I was hitting forehands, every time I would hit a good shot it would hit my eye.” 

She added: “I...

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