Berlin Open: Sakkari thrashes Sasnovich to movie into quarter-finals

Maria Sakkari defeated Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-2, 6-1 on Thursday evening and will face Czech wildcard Marketa Vondrousova in the next round

Maria Sakkari, Berlin, 2023 Imago / Panoramic
Berlin Ladies Open presented by ecotrans Group •Round of 16 • completed
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Greek Maria Sakkari, the No 6 seed, won against Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-2, 6-1 to reach the quarter-finals of the Berlin Open at Rot-Weiss Tennis Club on Thursday evening.

Sakkari, ranked No 8, will play Czech wildcard Marketa Vondrousova next.

The Greek defeated Frenchwoman Alize Cornet (6-4, 6-2) in the previous round of the Berlin tournament.

In the previous round of the Berlin tournament, Sasnovich, ranked No 70, won against Victoria Azarenka (6-4, 6-4).

Berlin WTA 500, other last 16 results (Rot-Weiss Tennis Club, grass, EUR 678.814, most recent results first):

  • Veronika Kudermetova (WC) beat Aryna Sabalenka (1): 6-2, 7-6 (2)
  • Marketa Vondrousova beat Jule Niemeier (Q): 6-3, 6-5 ret.
  • Ekaterina Alexandrova beat Coco Gauff (5): 6-4, 6-0
  • Petra Kvitova (7) beat Nadia Podoroska: 6-1, 6-1
  • Donna Vekic beat Elena Rybakina (2): 6-7 (1), 6-3, 6-4
  • Elina Avanesyan (LL) beat Anna Blinkova: 1-6, 6-3, 6-2
  • Caroline Garcia (3) beat Jaimee Fourlis (Q): 6-3, 6-2

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