Tennis news
into your inbox

Thousand have already subscribed

y

Garcia gets past Mertens at Western & Southern Open

Caroline Garcia beat Elise Mertens 6-4, 7-5 on Thursday afternoon in Cincinnati and will face the winner of a match between American Jessica Pegula, the No 7 seed, and No 10 seed Emma Raducanu in the next round.

Caroline Garcia at the 2022 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships WTA 1000 tennis tournament Caroline Garcia at the 2022 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships WTA 1000 tennis tournament Image Credit: Zuma / Panoramic

French qualifier Caroline Garcia defeated Belgian Elise Mertens 6-4, 7-5 to advance to the quarter-finals of the Western & Southern Open at the Linder Tennis Family Center in Cincinnati on Thursday evening.

Garcia, ranked No 35, will play the winner of the match between American Jessica Pegula, the No 7 seed, and No 10 seed Emma Raducanu next.

Ahead of her victory, the Frenchwoman won against Croat lucky loser Petra Martic (6-3, 6-3) and Greek Maria Sakkari, the No 4 seed (7-6 (2), 6-7 (6), 6-1).

Mertens, ranked No 33, beat Ukrainian qualifier Anhelina Kalinina (6-1, 6-1) and Czech Karolina Pliskova, the No 14 seed (7-6 (3), 6-3) in the previous rounds of the Cincy Open.

Cincinnati WTA 1000, other round of 16 results:

  • Aryna Sabalenka vs. Shelby Rogers
  • Jessica Pegula vs. Emma Raducanu
  • Ajla Tomljanovic vs. Veronika Kudermetova
  • Madison Keys beat Iga Swiatek (1): 6-3, 6-4
  • Shuai Zhang beat Anett Kontaveit (2): 2-6, 6-4, 6-4
  • Petra Kvitova beat Ons Jabeur (5): 6-1, 4-6, 6-0
  • Elena Rybakina beat Alison Riske-Amritraj: 6-2, 6-4
Your comments

Your email address will not be published.



This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.