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Lyon Open: Kovinic advances to last eight
Danka Kovinic won against Anna Bondar 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Thursday and will face American Alycia Parks in the next round
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Open 6ème Sens Métropole de Lyon •Round of 16 • completedSee draw
Montenegrin Danka Kovinic, the No 7 seed, advanced to the quarter-finals of the Lyon Open by beating Hungarian Anna Bondar 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 at the Palais des Sports de Gerland Lyon on Thursday afternoon.
Kovinic, ranked No 67, will play American Alycia Parks next.
The Montenegrin won against Swiss Viktorija Golubic (6-1, 6-4) ahead of her victory.
In the previous round of the Lyon tournament, Bondar, ranked No 72, defeated Spaniard Nuria Parrizas Diaz (6-4, 6-4).
Lyon WTA 250, other second-round results (Palais des Sports de Gerland Lyon, USD 259.303, most recent results first):
- Jasmine Paolini vs. Erika Andreeva
- Caroline Garcia vs. Alison Van Uytvanck
- Maryna Zanevska vs. Shuai Zhang
- Anastasia Potapova vs. Clara Burel
- Linda Noskova (Q) beat Mayar Sherif (6): 6-3, 6-2
- Camila Osorio beat Jule Niemeier: 7-6 (5), 7-5
- Alycia Parks beat Petra Martic (4): 2-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2