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Dubai Duty Free Championships: Pegula extends WTA 1000 streak to reach last 16
Jessica Pegula won against Viktoriya Tomova 6-2, 5-7, 6-1 on Tuesday. She’ll play the winner of the match between American Shelby Rogers and Romanian qualifier Ana Bogdan in the next round
American Jessica Pegula, the No 3 seed, defeated Bulgarian qualifier Viktoriya Tomova 6-2, 5-7, 6-1 to move into the last 16 of the Dubai Duty Free Championships at The Aviation Club Tennis Centre on Tuesday.
Pegula, ranked No 3, will face the winner of the match between American Shelby Rogers and Romanian qualifier Ana Bogdan next.
In the previous round of the Dubai Open, Tomova, ranked No 99, won against Estonian Kaia Kanepi (6-3, 6-1).
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
- Lauren Davis vs. Aryna Sabalenka: tuesday
- Jelena Ostapenko vs. Linda Fruhvirtova: tuesday
- Belinda Bencic vs. Marta Kostyuk: tuesday
- Shelby Rogers vs. Ana Bogdan: tuesday
- Petra Kvitova (12) beat Yulia Putintseva: 6-4, 6-4
- Qinwen Zheng vs. Liudmila Samsonova
- Karolina Muchova beat Sorana Cirstea: 6-4, 7-6 (4)
- Victoria Azarenka (15) beat Amanda Anisimova: 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5)
- Madison Keys beat Caroline Garcia (4): 7-5, 6-4
- Karolina Pliskova beat Maria Sakkari (6): 6-1, 6-2
- Barbora Krejcikova beat Daria Kasatkina (7): 6-4, 4-6, 7-5
- Anhelina Kalinina beat Dayana Yastremska (Q): 5-7, 6-2, 6-3