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Thailand Open: Wang advances to quarter-finals
Xinyu Wang beat Mirjam Bjorklund 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday. She’ll face the winner of the match between Na-Lae Han and Heather Watson in the next round
Chinese Xinyu Wang, the No 7 seed, advanced to the last 8 of the Thailand Open by winning against Swede Mirjam Bjorklund 6-3, 6-3 at the True Arena Hua Hin on Wednesday.
Wang, ranked No 81, will play the winner of the match between Na-Lae Han and Heather Watson next.
In the previous round of the Hua Hin tournament, the 21-year-old Chinese beat Swiss qualifier Joanne Zuger (6-2, 6-2).
Bjorklund, ranked No 153, won against Thai wildcard Lanlana Tararudee (6-2, 6-4) in the first round of the Hua Hin tournament.
Hua Hin WTA 250, other second-round results (True Arena Hua Hin, hard, USD 259.303, most recent results first):
- Na-Lae Han vs. Heather Watson
- Dayana Yastremska vs. Tatjana Maria
- Nao Hibino vs. Marta Kostyuk
- Bianca Andreescu vs. Anastasia Zakharova
- Anna Kalinskaya vs. Lesia Tsurenko
- Linda Fruhvirtova vs. Tamara Zidansek
- Lin Zhu beat Su Jeong Jang: 6-4, 7-6 (6)