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Lyon Open: Osorio through to last 8
Camila Osorio defeated Jule Niemeier 7-6 (5), 7-5 on Wednesday evening. She’ll face the winner of the match between Czech qualifier Linda Noskova and Egyptian Mayar Sherif, the No 6 seed, in the next round
Colombian Camila Osorio won against German Jule Niemeier 7-6 (5), 7-5 to move into the quarter-finals of the Lyon Open at the Palais des Sports de Gerland Lyon on Wednesday evening.
Osorio, ranked No 73, will face the winner of the match between Czech qualifier Linda Noskova and Egyptian Mayar Sherif, the No 6 seed, next.
Ahead of her victory, the 21-year-old Colombian beat Frenchwoman Alize Cornet, the No 3 seed (6-4, 4-6, 6-1).
Niemeier, ranked No 71, defeated Serb qualifier Olga Danilovic (7-5, 2-6, 6-3) 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
- Linda Noskova vs. Mayar Sherif
- Alycia Parks beat Petra Martic (4): 2-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2