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Thailand Open: Fruhvirtova upset by Zidansek in second round
Tamara Zidansek edged out Linda Fruhvirtova 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 on Wednesday afternoon and will face Chinese Lin Zhu in the next round
Thailand Open •Round of 16 • completedSee draw
Slovenian Tamara Zidansek advanced to the last eight of the Thailand Open by edging out Czech Linda Fruhvirtova, the No 8 seed, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 at the True Arena Hua Hin on Wednesday afternoon.
Zidansek, ranked No 132, will play Chinese Lin Zhu next.
Ahead of her victory, the Slovenian won against Australian qualifier Astra Sharma (6-2, 6-3).
Fruhvirtova, ranked No 51, beat American wildcard Bethanie Mattek-Sands (6-3, 6-1) in the previous 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):
- Bianca Andreescu vs. Anastasia Zakharova
- Dayana Yastremska vs. Tatjana Maria
- Na-Lae Han vs. Heather Watson
- Nao Hibino vs. Marta Kostyuk
- Anna Kalinskaya vs. Lesia Tsurenko
- Xinyu Wang (7) beat Mirjam Bjorklund: 6-3, 6-3
- Lin Zhu beat Su Jeong Jang: 6-4, 7-6 (6)