Argentina Open: Sierra moves into last eight

Solana Sierra won against Robin Montgomery 6-4, 7-5 on Thursday evening and will play Brazilian Laura Pigossi, the No 5 seed, in the next round

Argentina Open •Round of 16 • completed
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Argentinian Solana Sierra won against American Robin Montgomery 6-4, 7-5 to advance to the quarter-finals of the Argentina Open at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club on Thursday evening.

Sierra, ranked No 209, will play Brazilian Laura Pigossi, the No 5 seed, next.

In the previous round of the Argentinian tournament, the 19-year-old Argentinian beat American qualifier Varvara Lepchenko (6-2, 6-2).

Montgomery, ranked No 224, defeated Italian Sara Errani, the second seed (6-3, 6-4) in the previous round of the Argentinian tournament.

Buenos Aires WTA 125, other second-round results (Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club, USD 115.000, most recent results first):

  • Miriam Bulgaru vs. Julia Riera
  • Ipek Oz vs. Maria Lourdes Carle
  • Renata Zarazua (6) beat Luisina Giovannini (WC): 6-0, 6-4
  • Elizabeth Mandlik (3) beat Jamie Loeb: 6-0, 7-5
  • Laura Pigossi beat Conny Perrin: 6-2, 6-3
  • Polona Hercog beat Valeriya Strakhova: 6-1, 1-6, 6-3
  • Diane Parry (1) beat Julieta Lara Estable (WC): 6-3, 6-3

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