Stuttgart: Badosha and Sobolenko in the quarter-finals, Ka.Pliskova out

Marie Mahe, Media365, posted Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 5:20 pm.

This Thursday Spaniard Paula Badosa has confirmed her ticket to the quarterfinals of the tournament in Stuttgart and will meet Tunisian Ons Jaber. So it happened with Arina Sobolenko, but not with Karolina Pliskova.

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.

The last word was for Sobolenko

Belarusian Arina Sobolenko, world No. 4 and seed 3, will also qualify for the quarterfinals after beating Canada’s Bianca Andreescu, world No. 121, in three sets (6-1, 3-6). , 6-2) and 1 hour 54. On the other hand, for the Czech Karolina Pliskova, the 7th world chess player and seeded at number 6, it has already ended, which was knocked out by the Russian Ludmila Samsonova, the 31st world chess player, in two sets ( 6-4, 6-4) and 1:21 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) defeats Ka.Plishkova (RTC, №6): 6-4, 6-4

Kontaveit (EST, n°5) – Aleksandrova (RUS)
Sobolenko (BIE, No. 3) beat Andreescu (Canada): 6-1, 3-6, 6-2
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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