This Wednesday, the Greek Maria Sakkari, 7th player in the world and seeded n°1, qualified for the quarter-finals of the WTA tournament in Linz, Austria.
She enforced her status. This Wednesday evening, the Greek Maria Sakkari, 7th player in the world and seeded n°1, qualified for the quarter-finals of the WTA tournament in Linz in Austria, after her victory against the Russian Varvara Gracheva, 84th player in the world, in two sets (6-4, 6-2) and 1h37 of play.
In the first set, the Greek was the first to get a break point, and more precisely at 1-1, before saving one, in turn, in stride. At 2-3, Maria Sakkari saved two others, before being unable, just after, to convert only one of the six break points she herself obtained.
Double break in the second set
It was only a postponement and at the best of times, at 4-4, the better ranked of the two ended up achieving her goals, with a blank break. Before concluding in stride, to lead a round to zero (6-4). Finally, in the second and final round, this time, the 7th player in the world made the entry break, even if she took it three times.
Then the double-break at 3-1. Before saving two break points in stride. With this double advantage still in hand, the seeded No. 1 then went to conclude and thus put an end to this meeting (6-2).