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Linz Open: Friedsam advances to quarter-finals

Anna-Lena Friedsam beat Anhelina Kalinina 6-3, 7-5 on Thursday. She’ll play Russian Anastasia Potapova, the No 8 seed, in the next round

Upper Austria Ladies Linz •Round of 16 • completed
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German qualifier Anna-Lena Friedsam advanced to the last eight of the Linz Open by winning against Ukrainian Anhelina Kalinina, the No 4 seed, 6-3, 7-5 at the Design Center Linz on Thursday.

Friedsam, ranked No 124, will face Russian Anastasia Potapova, the No 8 seed, next.

Ahead of her victory, the German defeated Italian qualifier Sara Errani (6-2, 6-4).

Kalinina, ranked No 31, beat American Alycia Parks (6-2, 7-5) in the previous round of the Linz tournament.

Linz WTA 250, other second-round results (Design Center Linz, EUR 225.480, most recent results first):

  • Alison Van Uytvanck vs. Petra Martic
  • Clara Tauson vs. Camila Giorgi
  • Madison Brengle vs. Donna Vekic
  • Dalma Galfi vs. Eva Lys: thursday
  • Anastasia Potapova beat Jule Niemeier: 7-5, 3-6, 6-3
  • Maria Sakkari (1) beat Varvara Gracheva (LL): 6-4, 6-2
  • Marketa Vondrousova beat Rebeka Masarova (Q): 6-1, 6-1
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