Stuttgart: Badosa joins the quarter-finals

Marie Mahé, Media365, posted Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 3:55 pm.

This Thursday Spaniard Paula Badosa has confirmed her ticket to the quarterfinals of the tournament in Stuttgart and will meet Tunisian Ons Jaber.

Paula Badosa got a job. The Spaniard, world No. 3 and seed No. 2, advanced to the quarterfinals of the WTA 500 tournament in Stuttgart, Germany this Thursday on clay against Kazakhstani Yelena Rybakina, world No. 19. three sets (6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (4)) and 2:32 games. In the first set, the Spaniard broke her opponent at the second opportunity. And if she had the last word, neither of the two players won her serve, between 4-1 and 6-2. In the second set, Paula Badosa lost twice from the start, quickly trailing 4-0 and then just as quickly back to 4-4. But right after that, the third player in the world served the last serve with white. In the next game, the No. 2 seed got a break point before his opponent equalized in one set everywhere (6-4). Finally, in the third and last set, the Spaniard managed to beat her opponent 2-1 on the sixth attempt in two sets. Finally, with the score 2:4, the Kazakhstani won back the second opportunity. The two players then went to a tie-break. The decisive game, which was completed by Paula Badosa on her third match point (7-6 (4)). In the next round, she will face Tunisian Ons Jabeur, world No. 10 and seed No. 7, who eliminated Russia’s Darya Kasatkina, World No. 26, in straight sets (6-3, 6-3) and 1:25 of the game.

STUTTGART (Germany, WTA 500, clay, €700,826)
Current champion: Ashleigh Barty (Australia)

1/8 finals
Swiatek (POL, No. 1) wins Fox (Germany, Q): 6-1, 6-1
Korpacz (GER, LL) – Raducanu (GBR, n°8)
Sakkari (GRE, №4) – Siegemund (GER, WC)
Samsonova (RUS) – Ka.Plishkova (RTC, №6)

Kontaveit (EST, n°5) – Aleksandrova (RUS)
Andreescu (Canada) – Sobolenko (BIE, №3)
Gill (TUN, #7) defeated Kasatkina (Russia): 6-3, 6-3
Badosa (ESP, No. 2) defeats Rybakina (KAZ): 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (4)

1st round
Swiatek (POL, No. 1) – Till
Lily (German, Q) defeated Golubic (Switzerland): 5-7, 7-5, 7-5
Corpach (GER, LL) wins Giorgi (Italy): 3-6, 7-6 (2), 6-1
Radukan (UK, No. 8) defeats Sanders (Australia, Q): 6–1, 6–2

Sakkari (GRE, No. 4) – Till
Siegemund (Germany, WC) beat Zidansek (SRB): 6-3, 6-3
Samsonova (RUS) wins Paquet (FRA, Q): 6-0, 6-0
Ka.Pliskova (RTC, №6) defeats Kvitova (RTK): 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (5)

Kontaveit (EST, No. 5) defeats Kerber (Germany): 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
Alexandrova (RUS) Zhang win (China): 7-6 (5), 7-6 (6)
Andreescu (Canada) defeats Niemeyer (GERMANY, WC): 7-6 (5), 6-3
Sobolenko (BIE, No. 3) – Till

Gill (TUN, #7) defeated Vondrousova (RTK): 4-6, 6-2, 6-3
Kasatkina (RUS) defeats Gauff (USA): 6-4, 6-2
Rybakin (KAZ) defeats Schunk (Germany, Q): 7-6 (3), 7-5
Badosa (ESP, No. 2) – Till

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