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Madrid Open: Second seed Sabalenka holds off Osorio to reach fourth round
Aryna Sabalenka won against Camila Osorio 6-4, 7-5 on Saturday afternoon. She’ll play the winner of the match between Russian wildcard Mirra Andreeva and Pole Magda Linette, the No 17 seed, in the next round
Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka, the second seed, advanced to the fourth round of the Madrid Open by beating Colombian wildcard Camila Osorio 6-4, 7-5 at the Caja Magica on Saturday.
Sabalenka, ranked No 2, will play the winner of the match between Russian wildcard Mirra Andreeva and Pole Magda Linette, the No 17 seed, next.
The Belarusian won against Romanian Sorana Cirstea (6-4, 6-3) ahead of her victory.
In the previous rounds of the Madrid tournament, Osorio, ranked No 115, won against French qualifier Clara Burel (6-3, 6-4) and Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk, the No 32 seed (3-6, 6-4, 6-3).
Madrid WTA 1000, other first-round results (Caja Magica, clay, USD 7.652.174, most recent results first):
- Petra Martic vs. Anna Kalinskaya
- Barbora Krejcikova vs. Xiyu Wang
- Qinwen Zheng vs. Ekaterina Alexandrova
- Iga Swiatek vs. Bernarda Pera
- Lesia Tsurenko vs. Daria Kasatkina
- Veronika Kudermetova vs. Anastasia Potapova
- Martina Trevisan vs. Alycia Parks
- Jessica Pegula vs. Marie Bouzkova
- Rebeka Masarova vs. Maria Sakkari
- Caroline Garcia vs. Mayar Sherif
- Coco Gauff vs. Paula Badosa
- Mirra Andreeva vs. Magda Linette
- Liudmila Samsonova (14) beat Jelena Ostapenko (19): 6-2, 6-0
- Elise Mertens (24) beat Jule Niemeier: 6-3, 6-4
- Irina-Camelia Begu (31) beat Shelby Rogers (33): 7-5, 6-2