Zapopan, Jalisco. Although Latin tennis players’ participation in the WTA 1000 has been cut short as the days progressed, Mexico’s last hope is Juliana Olmos, who along with Canada’s Gabriela Dabrowski and qualified for the quarter-finals after winning 6-0, 6-3 to Ukraine’s Nadia Kishinok and Belgium Kimberly Zimmerman.
The comfortable victory raises hopes that the duo can reach the grand final in the doubles, a virtue in addition to the widespread support they received from the public who brought out flags from both Mexico and Canada to show their enthusiasm and patronage through choruses, applause and shouting.
It was the debut for this duo, who ranked fourth in the championship standings after winning this year in Madrid and Tokyo, and the week before, they reached the finals in San Diego.
In the other doubles results, Anastasia Potapova and Yana Sizikova defeated Alize Cornet and Gil Tishman 6-4, 6-3, while Desira Krucek and Demi Shores defeated Marta Kostyuk and Teresa 6-3, 3-6, 10-6, and Martinkova.
Jelena Ostapenko and Lyudmila Kichenuk defeated Lucy Hradika and Hau Qing Chan 6-4, 6-1, and eliminated Alexandra Sasnovich, Lin Chu, Sophie Chang and Alida Sutjiadi 7-5, 6-2.
Singles: Bye Spain and Colombia
Colombian Camila Osorio, the last Latina to survive the singles on Wednesday, was defeated 6-3 6-1 by Czech Marie Pozkova, who went on to win when she broke her opponent in the second set and scored the score 3 matches. for 1 in your favour. Buzkova, in the end, said that it was a “very tough match” and that she had to play a very tough match against Osorio.
The same happened with the Spaniard Paula Padusa, who lost in half an hour to Belarusian Victoria Azarenka, after the first set ended 6-2, after which she could no longer continue in the second set due to physical discomfort. Padusa is the world’s eighth-ranked and number one seed at the tournament, which made her one of the nominees.
“I have been very ill for days, I have tried to recover by all means, but it was not possible,” said Padusa, who was deeply saddened by his quick farewell.
One of the best matches of the day was the one in which American Jessica Pegula beat Yelena Rybakina of Kazakhstan, 2-6, 6-3, 6 (10) -6 in just over two hours, with a very exciting match point set by a few millimeters, when Rybakina’s return has crossed the baseline.
Pegula, ranked No. 5 by the WTA, overcame not only 14 aces for Rybákina, some at 191kph, but the same pressure against her after losing three break points when they both won the third set with three matches.