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Lyon Open: Zanevska crushes second seed Zhang to reach quarter-finals
Maryna Zanevska beat Shuai Zhang 6-2, 6-0 on Thursday evening and will play Russian Anastasia Potapova, the No 5 seed, in the next round
Belgian Maryna Zanevska advanced to the last eight of the Lyon Open by winning against Chinese Shuai Zhang, the second seed, 6-2, 6-0 at the Palais des Sports de Gerland Lyon on Thursday evening.
Zanevska, ranked No 93, will face Russian Anastasia Potapova, the No 5 seed, next.
Ahead of her victory, the Belgian beat Hungarian Dalma Galfi (6-1, 7-6 (3)).
Zhang, ranked No 23, won against American Madison Brengle (6-3, 6-2) 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
- Anastasia Potapova beat Clara Burel (WC): 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
- Danka Kovinic (7) beat Anna Bondar: 4-6, 6-2, 6-3
- 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