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Lyon Open: Noskova makes last eight

Linda Noskova beat Mayar Sherif 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday evening and will face Colombian Camila Osorio in the next round

Linda Noskova © Sandrine Thesillat, Panoramic
Open 6ème Sens Métropole de Lyon •Round of 16 • completed
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Czech qualifier Linda Noskova won against Egyptian Mayar Sherif, the No 6 seed, 6-3, 6-2 to advance to the last eight of the Lyon Open at the Palais des Sports de Gerland Lyon on Wednesday evening.

Noskova, ranked No 56, will face Colombian Camila Osorio next.

Ahead of her victory, the 18-year-old Czech beat Spanish wildcard Garbine Muguruza (6-1, 6-4).

Sherif, ranked No 50, benefited from the abandonment of Croat qualifier Ana Konjuh (6-2, 3-2) in the previous round of the Lyon tournament.

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
  • Danka Kovinic vs. Anna Bondar
  • Camila Osorio beat Jule Niemeier: 7-6 (5), 7-5
  • Alycia Parks beat Petra Martic (4): 2-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2
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