Ningbo Open: Wild card Zvonareva moves into quarter-finals after Tauson retirement
Vera Zvonareva beat Clara Tauson 6-4, 1-0 on Wednesday afternoon. She’ll face the winner of the match between Tunisian Ons Jabeur, the top seed, and German Tamara Korpatsch in the next round
Russian wild card Vera Zvonareva reached the last 8 of the Ningbo Open when Clara Tauson retired from their match with the score at 6-4, 1-0 on Wednesday afternoon.
In the previous round, the 39-year-old Russian edged out No 7 seed Katie Boulter (6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (3)).
Tauson, ranked No 76, won against Russian Elina Avanesyan (6-4, 6-1) in the previous round.