Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia after (left) and before she cut off the lower part of her ponytail during her singles match against Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland.
Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia after (left) and before she cut off the lower part of her ponytail during her singles match against Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland. WALLACE WOON

Game, snip, match for Kuznetsova

TENNIS: Svetlana Kuznetsova proved to be a cut above her opponent - literally - in the WTA Finals in Singapore.

The world No.9 was trailing Agnieszka Radwanska in the third set of their round-robin match when she asked for a pair of scissors and proceeded to cut off her ponytail.

The haircut seemed to work for the Russian, who saved a match point before claiming a 7-5 1-6 7-5 win over the world No.3-ranked Pole.

"Sometimes you gotta do it not by best hairdressers and not at best time," Kuznetsova wrote on Instagram.


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