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Open de Limoges: Gracheva books spot in last eight
Varvara Gracheva beat Audrey Albie 6-0, 6-3 on Wednesday and will play Dane Clara Tauson in the next round
Russian Varvara Gracheva moved into the quarter-finals of the Open de Limoges by winning against French wildcard Audrey Albie 6-0, 6-3 at the Palais des Sports de Beaublanc on Wednesday.
Gracheva, ranked No 95, will face Dane Clara Tauson next.
In the previous round of the Limoges Open, the 22-year-old Russian defeated Frenchwoman Alize Cornet, the No 3 seed (3-6, 6-4, 6-2).
Albie, ranked No 269, beat lucky loser Emeline Dartron (6-3, 6-3) in the previous round of the Limoges Open.
Limoges WTA 125, other second-round results (Palais des Sports de Beaublanc, EUR 92.742, most recent results first):
- Lucia Bronzetti vs. Jana Fett
- Clara Burel vs. Erika Andreeva
- Clara Tauson beat Marta Kostyuk (8): 7-6 (6), 6-4
- Shuai Zhang (1) beat Ekaterina Reyngold (Q): 6-1, 6-3
- Anhelina Kalinina (5) beat Jenny Lim (LL): 6-0, 6-0
- Anna Blinkova beat Greet Minnen: 7-6 (4), 7-5
- Ana Bogdan (4) beat Katrina Scott: 6-3, 7-5