Toray Pan Pacific Open Tennis Tournament: Pegula breezes into quarter-finals
Jessica Pegula won against Cristina Bucsa 6-1, 6-2 on Wednesday night. She’ll face the winner of the match between Russian Daria Kasatkina, the No 6 seed, and Greek qualifier Despina Papamichail in the next round
The American has now won 10 of her past 12 matches, and is well placed to qualify for the 2023 WTA Finals in Cancun later next month.
In the previous round, Bucsa, ranked No 79, won against Japanese qualifier Rina Saigo (6-1, 6-2).