Bianca Andreescu Karamkan Anastasia Zakharova in Thailand –

Tennis News: After seven months, Bianca Andreescu will make the quarter-finals of the WTA tournament for the first time thanks to a straight-set victory at the Thailand Open, Hua Hin 2023 season.

At first, the Canadian tennis player will not register for the WTA 250 level tournament. But then she was offered a wildcard, which she accepted and became the highest seed in the tournament.

22-year-old tennis player Andreescu started the Thailand Open with a straight-set victory over British tennis player Harriet Dart and didn’t encounter many obstacles.

In the second round, the top seed faced Anastasia Zakharova for the first time. He started the match very well, notably by breaking the opposing serve twice. She then missed a break but quickly improved her game to retain the lead before taking the first set 6-2 within 35 minutes.

In the second set, both tennis players maintained their respective service games for quite a long time and it seemed likely that they would have to be determined via a tiebreaker round. But the top seed finally got a break in Game 10 and won 6-2, 7-5 to reach the quarter-finals.

Between Andreescu and the Thailand Open semifinals is fifth seed Marta Kostyuk. The two tennis players will meet for the first time.

Ukrainian tennis player Kostyuk advanced to the quarter-finals with a 6-3, 7-6 win over Japanese tennis player Nao Hibino.

In the same section of the draw, sixth seed Tatjana Maria also qualified for the quarter-finals after beating Kostyuk’s compatriot Dayana Yastremska 6-0 6-4 and will face another Ukrainian tennis player next. , Lesia Tsurenko for a place in the semi-finals.

In another action, British tennis player Heather Watson had to do her best to defeat Narae Han 6-3, 5-7, 6-4. Throughout the match, he won 63% of the points on his first serve and converted seven of the 15 break point opportunities he created.

In the interest of a spot in the semi-finals, world number 160 Watson will face seventh seed Xin Wang.

Article tags: Tennis, Thailand Open, Bianca Andreescu

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