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Open d’Angers: Ponchet moves into quarter-finals
Jessika Ponchet beat Greet Minnen 7-5, 6-2 on Wednesday evening and will face the winner of the match between Frenchwoman Clara Burel and Russian Varvara Gracheva, the No 8 seed, in the next round
French wildcard Jessika Ponchet moved into the last 8 of the Open d’Angers by winning against Belgian qualifier Greet Minnen 7-5, 6-2 at Arena Loire in Trélazé on Wednesday evening.
Ponchet, ranked No 172, will play the winner of the match between Frenchwoman Clara Burel and Russian Varvara Gracheva, the No 8 seed, next.
In the previous round, the Frenchwoman edged out Ukrainian Katarina Zavatska (7-5, 6-7 (2), 7-6 (3)).
Minnen, ranked No 203, beat German Tatjana Maria, the No 4 seed (7-5, 6-1) in the previous round.
Trélazé WTA 125, other second-round results (Arena Loire, EUR 92.742, most recent results first):
- Clara Burel vs. Varvara Gracheva
- Sofia Kenin vs. Anhelina Kalinina
- Alycia Parks vs. Jaqueline Cristian
- Anna Blinkova vs. Clara Tauson
- Anna-Lena Friedsam vs. Magali Kempen
- Tamara Korpatsch vs. Emeline Dartron
- Marketa Vondrousova vs. Viktoriya Tomova