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Hobart International 1: Blinkova books spot in last 8
Anna Blinkova beat Marie Bouzkova 7-5, 6-4 on Wednesday night. She’ll play the winner of the match between Spanish qualifier Nuria Parrizas Diaz and Kazakh Yulia Putintseva, the No 8 seed, in the next round
Russian qualifier Anna Blinkova reached the quarter-finals of the Hobart International 1 by winning against Czech Marie Bouzkova, the top seed, 7-5, 6-4 at the Domain Tennis Centre on Wednesday night.
Blinkova, ranked No 72, will face the winner of the match between Spanish qualifier Nuria Parrizas Diaz and Kazakh Yulia Putintseva, the No 8 seed, next.
Ahead of her victory, the Russian beat Italian Lucia Bronzetti (6-4, 6-3).
Bouzkova, ranked No 26, defeated Romanian Jaqueline Cristian (7-6 (2), 6-3) in the previous round of the Hobart tournament.
Hobart WTA 250, other second-round results (Domain Tennis Centre, hard, USD 259.303, most recent results first):
- Nuria Parrizas Diaz vs. Yulia Putintseva
- Xinyu Wang vs. Alison Van Uytvanck
- Sofia Kenin (WC) beat Maryna Zanevska (Q): 6-2, 6-3
- Lauren Davis (Q) beat Ysaline Bonaventure: 7-6 (1), 6-3
- Anhelina Kalinina (5) beat Tatjana Maria: 4-6, 6-3, 6-3
- Elisabetta Cocciaretto beat Jasmine Paolini: 6-2, 6-1
- Bernarda Pera (6) beat Laura Siegemund: 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-4