Azarenka advances and Potapova loses in Guadalajara


The Colombian women Emiliana Arango180 in the WTA rankings, gave a surprise this Monday to WTA 1,000 from Guadalajara by defeating the Russian 6-4 and 6-3 Anastasia Potapovanumber 26 in the world.

In a match that lasted one hour and 46 minutes, Arango broke a 2-2 tie in the first set with a break. After maintaining the effectiveness of his service, he took the partial.

With more confidence against the eleventh favorite, in the second he determined the Russian’s service again in the fifth game and with 67 percent of the points won on the first serve, he confirmed the result, one of the most important of his career as a professional .

The Medellín-born tennis player advanced to the second round where he will face the American Sloane Stephenschampion of the 2007 US Open and defeated her compatriot Ann Li 7-5, 6-4 on Sunday.

On the other hand, the Brazilian Beatriz Haddad Maianinth favorite, withdrew due to an injury, and another Colombian, Camila Osoriowas eliminated in sets 6-1 and 6-2 by Polish Magdalena Frech.

Osorio is far from his usual level. His serve was repeatedly broken by Frech, who did not progress much into the round of 32 best.

The Guadalajara Open, the penultimate WTA 1,000 of the WTA season, takes place on hard courts with a prize pool of $2,788,468.

The contest suffered in the last minute dropped from the top five in the world rankingsthe Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka (1), the Polish Iga Swiatek (2), the American Coco Gauff (3), the American Jessica Pegula (4) and the Kazakh Elena Rybakina (5).

This Monday the Belarusian Victoria Azarenka He defeated the American Robin Montgomery 6-1 and 6-1. The Italian Camila Giorgi eliminated the Egyptian Mayor Sherif 7-5 and 6-3, the Australian Storm Hunter6-3 and 6-4 against Belarusian Iryna Shymavovich and the Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk6-3, 2-6 and 6-0 against Canadian Stacey Fung.

Source: La Verdad


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