Tennis, knockout in Charleston: Bertens eliminated, Wozniacki advances
The Dutch defending champion is defeated in two sets by the Greek Sakkari. The Dane loses a set but then tames the Romanian Buzarnescu. Well Stephens and Keys. Muguruza continues the race for the title confirmation in Monterrey
In the round of 16 in the Wta Premier tournament in Charleston (USA, 823,000 dollars, green land, in South Carolina (United States), defeat for the reigning Dutch champion Kiki Bertens, number 6 Wta and second seeded, which is beaten by the Greek Maria Sakkari 7-6 (8) 6-3, for the first time able to win three games in a row this season, with Monica Puig (Puerto Rico) advancing, defeating Belarusian Sabalenka 6-2 7-5, a place in the quarters also for the Swiss Bencic, 6-2 7-5 with against the US Townsend, while the Croatian Petra Martic eliminated the other American Jessica Pegula 2-6 6-3 6-2.The Collins (also USA), which beat Estonia’s Kanepi 7-6 (1) 6-1.
Caroline Wozniacki, on the other hand, needed three sets to beat Mihaela Buzarnescu: the Danish, who dropped to number 13 in the ranking, overtook the Romanian 6-4 3-6 6-3. The American Sloane Stephens is also ahead, 4-6 6-4 6-4 to the Australian Tomljanovic, number 39 Wta. Now he finds Madison Keys, number 18 of the ranking, 7-5 6-2 on the Latvian Ostapenko.