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Jessica Pegula reaches Canadian Open final after battling world No1 and rogue PA system

, Jessica Pegula reaches Canadian Open final after battling world No1 and rogue PA system

Dramatic Semi-Finals

Jessica Pegula, 29, faced off against Iga Swiatek in a thrilling Canadian Open semi-final match in Montreal on Saturday. The intensity of the game was heightened by an unexpected interruption from a rogue PA system.

The Unexpected Interruption

At a crucial moment in the second-set tie-break, the stadium speakers suddenly started playing the iconic song "Cotton Eye Joe" by Rednex. The disruption confused both players and fans alike.

, Jessica Pegula reaches Canadian Open final after battling world No1 and rogue PA system

Frustration and Humor

Jessica Pegula was left utterly baffled and frustrated as the interruption prevented her from taking a commanding lead in the tie-break. Fans, however, saw the funny side of the unexpected musical interlude and took to social media to express their amusement.

Fight for Victory

Despite the setback, Pegula battled back to secure a victory in three sets, recording one of the biggest wins of her career. As the likely favorite, she will advance to the final of the Canadian Open.

, Jessica Pegula reaches Canadian Open final after battling world No1 and rogue PA system

Unfinished Business

The other semi-final match between Elena Rybakina and Liudmila Samsonova was postponed due to inclement weather. The players will now face off on Sunday, with the winner going on to play Pegula later that same day.

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