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Cali Open: Arango through to last 8
Emiliana Arango won against Renata Zarazua 6-3, 6-3 on Thursday evening. She’ll play the winner of the match between Italian qualifier Martina Colmegna and Colombian wildcard Yuliana Lizarazo in the next round
Colombian wildcard Emiliana Arango reached the last 8 of the Cali Open by winning against Mexican Renata Zarazua 6-3, 6-3 at the Club Campestre de Cali on Thursday evening.
Arango, ranked No 350, will face the winner of the match between Italian qualifier Martina Colmegna and Colombian wildcard Yuliana Lizarazo next.
Ahead of her victory, the 22-year-old Colombian beat Canadian Carol Zhao, the No 7 seed (6-4, 6-3).
Zarazua, ranked No 275, won against American Jessie Aney (6-7 (4), 6-0, 6-1) in the previous round of the Cali tournament.
Cali WTA 125K Series, other second-round results (Club Campestre de Cali, clay, USD 115.000, most recent results first):
- Martina Colmegna vs. Yuliana Lizarazo
- Valeriya Strakhova beat Carolina M. Alves (Q): 6-1, 5-7, 6-1
- Nadia Podoroska beat Carole Monnet: 4-6, 6-3, 6-1
- Laura Pigossi (2) beat Raluka Serban: 6-2, 6-3
- Elvina Kalieva beat Nuria Brancaccio: 6-3, 4-6, 6-2
- Fernanda Contreras Gomez (8) beat Xiaodi You: 6-2, 6-0
- Paula Ormaechea beat Aliona Bolsova (3): 7-6 (4), 6-3