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Dubai Duty Free Championships: Krejcikova moves into last 16 after saving four match points against Kasatkina
Barbora Krejcikova edged out Daria Kasatkina 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 on Tuesday night. She’ll play the winner of the match between Kazakh Yulia Putintseva and Czech Petra Kvitova, the No 12 seed, in the next round
Czech Barbora Krejcikova edged out Russian Daria Kasatkina, the No 7 seed, 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 to reach the last 16 of the Dubai Duty Free Championships at The Aviation Club Tennis Centre on Tuesday night.
Krejcikova, ranked No 30, will face the winner of the match between Kazakh Yulia Putintseva and Czech Petra Kvitova, the No 12 seed, next.
Ahead of her victory, the Czech beat Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu (6-4, 6-2).
Dubai WTA 1000, other second-round results (The Aviation Club Tennis Centre, hard, USD 2.788.468, most recent results first):
- Aliaksandra Sasnovich vs. Coco Gauff
- Iga Swiatek vs. Leylah Fernandez
- Elena Rybakina vs. Marie Bouzkova
- Jelena Ostapenko vs. Linda Fruhvirtova
- Lauren Davis vs. Aryna Sabalenka
- Belinda Bencic vs. Marta Kostyuk
- Yulia Putintseva vs. Petra Kvitova
- Viktoriya Tomova vs. Jessica Pegula
- Shelby Rogers vs. Ana Bogdan
- Qinwen Zheng vs. Liudmila Samsonova
- Karolina Muchova vs. Sorana Cirstea: tuesday
- Amanda Anisimova vs. Victoria Azarenka: tuesday
- Madison Keys beat Caroline Garcia (4): 7-5, 6-4
- Karolina Pliskova beat Maria Sakkari (6): 6-1, 6-2
- Anhelina Kalinina beat Dayana Yastremska (Q): 5-7, 6-2, 6-3