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Lyon Open: Parks reaches last 8
Alycia Parks beat Petra Martic 2-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2 on Wednesday afternoon. She’ll play the winner of the match between Montenegrin Danka Kovinic, the No 7 seed, and Hungarian Anna Bondar in the next round
American Alycia Parks won against Croat Petra Martic, the No 4 seed, 2-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2 to move into the last eight of the Lyon Open at the Palais des Sports de Gerland Lyon on Wednesday.
Parks, ranked No 79, will face the winner of the match between Montenegrin Danka Kovinic, the No 7 seed, and Hungarian Anna Bondar next.
Ahead of her victory, the 22-year-old American edged out Austrian Julia Grabher (6-3, 5-7, 6-4).
Martic, ranked No 36, edged out French wildcard Kristina Mladenovic (3-6, 6-3, 7-5) 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
- Camila Osorio vs. Jule Niemeier