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Linz Open: Galfi moves into last eight
Dalma Galfi beat Eva Lys 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 on Thursday afternoon and will play Czech Marketa Vondrousova in the next round
Upper Austria Ladies Linz •Round of 16 • completedSee draw
Hungarian qualifier Dalma Galfi moved into the last eight of the Linz Open by defeating German wildcard Eva Lys 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 at the Design Center Linz on Thursday afternoon.
Galfi, ranked No 92, will face Czech Marketa Vondrousova next.
Ahead of her victory, the Hungarian won against American Bernarda Pera, the No 7 seed (6-2, 7-6 (5)).
Lys, ranked No 126, won against Russian lucky loser Kamilla Rakhimova (6-4, 7-6 (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
- Anna-Lena Friedsam (Q) beat Anhelina Kalinina (4): 6-3, 7-5
- Anastasia Potapova (8) 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