FILE PHOTO: Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – Could 31, 2021 Romania’s Irina-Camelia Begu throughout her first spherical match in opposition to Serena Williams of the U.S. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier/File Picture
July 23, 2021
Katarzyna Kawa saved a home-soil run alive when she upset No. 3 seed Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania 6-2, 6-4 within the second spherical Thursday on the BNP Paribas Poland Open in Gdynia.
Kawa, ranked No. 143 on the earth, had little bother as she transformed 5 of 9 break factors and gained 64 % of her first-serve factors (27 of 42) in opposition to Begu to advance to the quarterfinals.
One other seeded participant went down when Ukraine’s Kateryna Kozlova beat No. 6 seed Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus 2-6, 6-4, 6-3. No. 9 seed Nuria Parrizas Diaz of Spain, Maryna Zanevska of Belgium and Ekaterine Gorgodze of Georgia additionally gained.
Palermo Women Open
High seed Danielle Collins tallied eight aces and transformed six of eight break factors to defeat Australia’s Maddison Inglis 6-4, 6-1, and transfer into the quarters in Palermo, Italy.
The American will meet Australian No. 7 seed Astra Sharma after Sharma bought by Russia’s Natalia Vikhlyantseva 6-4, 7-5.
No. 4 seed Shuai Zhang of China ousted American Francesca Di Lorenzo 6-1, 6-2 in simply an hour and eight minutes, and Olga Danilovic of Serbia outlasted Katarina Zavatska 7-6 (4), 7-5 in two hours and 27 minutes.
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