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Merida Open: Siniakova sets up quarter-final clash against Cocciaretto

The Czech woman beats Ysaline Bonaventure 6-0, 7-5 in the quarter-finals

Katerina Siniakova at the 2023 Australian Open Katerina Siniakova at the 2023 Australian Open Image Credit: Zuma / Panoramic
Mérida Open Akron •Round of 16 • completed
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Czech Katerina Siniakova, the No 4 seed, defeated Belgian Ysaline Bonaventure 6-0, 7-5 to move into the quarter-finals of the Merida Open at the Yucatan Country Club on Thursday.

The Czech, the world’s 47th ranked singles and top-ranked doubles player, will meet Italian Elisabetta Cocciaretto, the No 7 seed, for a place in the semi-finals.

In the previous round, Siniakova won the first set over Ukrainian qualifier Lesia Tsurenko 7-5 before her opponent retired from the match.

Mérida WTA 250, second-round results (Yucatan Country Club, hard, USD 259,303, most recent results first):

  • Sloane Stephens (2) beat Varvara Gracheva (LL): 5-7, 6-2, 7-6 (5)
  • Magda Linette (1) beat Panna Udvardy: 6-0, 2-5 ret.
  • Rebecca Peterson (Q) beat Alycia Parks (5): 6-4, 6-2
  • Elisabetta Cocciaretto beat Xinyu Wang: 6-4, 6-2
  • Camila Giorgi beat Nuria Parrizas Diaz: 7-6 (5), 6-2
  • Catherine McNally beat Katie Volynets (WC): 6-3, 6-0
  • Kimberly Birrell (Q) beat Xiyu Wang: 6-3, 6-2
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