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Tallinn Open: Kanepi books spot in quarter-finals
Kaia Kanepi defeated Ann Li 7-5, 7-5 on Thursday. She’ll face Czech wildcard Karolina Muchova in the next round
Estonian Kaia Kanepi defeated American Ann Li 7-5, 7-5 to move into the quarter-finals of the Tallinn Open at the Forus Tennis Centre on Thursday.
Kanepi, ranked No 32, will face Czech wildcard Karolina Muchova next.
In the previous round, the 37-year-old Estonian won against Latvian Jelena Ostapenko, the No 5 seed (4-6, 6-4, 6-0).
Li, ranked No 62, won against Claire Liu (6-2, 7-5) in the previous round.
Tallinn WTA 250, other second-round results (Forus Tennis Centre, hard, EUR 251.750, most recent results first):
- Anett Kontaveit vs. Tereza Martincova
- Donna Vekic beat Shuai Zhang (8): 6-2, 6-4
- Ysaline Bonaventure (Q) beat Jil Teichmann (9): 7-6 (8), 6-3
- Barbora Krejcikova (7) beat Marta Kostyuk: 7-5, 6-3
- Beatriz Haddad Maia (3) beat Linda Noskova (Q): 6-1, 7-5
- Karolina Muchova beat Viktorija Golubic (Q): 4-6, 6-0, 6-2
- Belinda Bencic (2) beat Katie Boulter (Q): 6-4, 6-7 (2), 6-3