Haddad Maia and Samsonova reached the round of 16 with comebacks in Abu Dhabi


Haddad Maia and Samsonova reached the round of 16 with comebacks in Abu Dhabi

the brazilian Beatriz Haddad Maiasixth favorite, and the Russian Lyudmila Samsonovaeighth, agreed this Tuesday to individual returns to round of 16 of the WTA 500 tournament in Abu Dhabi.

haddad maia She did so against Czech Marie Bouzkova, who started strongly and ended up winning 4-6, 6-3 and 6-0, while samsonova she eliminated American Claire Liu, substitute Spaniard Garbiñe Muguruza, 3-6, 6-2 and 6-0.

They will meet in the round of 16 respectively with the Kazakh Yulia Putintseva and the check Barbora Krejcikovaexecutioners of Canadian Bianca Andreescu (7-6 (2) and 6-2) and Romanian Elena Gabriela Ruse (6-1 and 6-4).

Also, this Tuesday he already knows the name of his first rival, this Wednesday directly in the round of 16, the first favorite of the draw, the Russian. Daria Kasatkina. It will debut against the Swiss Jill Teichman after she beat Ukrainian Dayana Tastremska 6-3, 7-6 (5).

The substitute in the box for the Spanish Paula Badosa, the Belgian Ysaline Bonaventure, was not with the Czech Karolina Pliskova, before falling 6-1 and 6-3. The latter will play in the round of 16 against the Kazakhs Elena Rybakina.

Paula Badosa took leave “due to a viral disease”, and Garbiñe Muguruza, “for personal reasons”.

Paula Badosa has not played since the Adelaide tournament in January, where she reached the semifinals and withdrew with a right thigh injury, both of which prevented her from playing at the Australian Open.

Muguruza has not advanced past the first round since September, when she crashed out in the quarterfinals of the Tokyo tournament.

Source: La Verdad


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