Birmingham Classic 2018 : Day 7 – Highlights

Women’s Tennis Highlights

Single’s: Petra Kvitova vs Julia Gorges

Result: Petra Kvitova defeated Julia Gorges by 6-1, 6-4.

Highlights:

  • Petra performance in the first set was outclass as Julia Gorges was only able to make a single point against her and eventually lost the set.

  • Although, Julia Gorges struggled hard in the next set but despite her efforts, she still lost it by 6-4.

  • Petra Kvitova finally made it to the Semi finals of Birmingham Classic 2018 where she will face the Romanian, Mihaela Buzarnescu. 

Single’s: Barbora Strycova vs Lesia Tsurenko

Result: Barbora Strycova defeated Lesia Tsurenko by 7-5, 3-0.

Highlights:

  • Although, Lesia Tsurenko opened the scoring of the first set but Barbora Strycova struggled very hard and ultimately won the set.

  • The next set started and Barbora Strycova won the first three points in a quick succession but then suddenly Lesia got a problem in her left hip.
  • Lesia Tsurenko immediately retired from the tournament and Barbora Strycova advanced to the semifinals where she will face Magdalena Rybarikova.

Birmingham Classic 2018: Day 6 – Highlights

Single’s: Magdalena Rybarikova vs Dalila Jakupovic

Result: Magdalena Rybarikova defeated Dalila Jakupovic by 6-2, 6-4.

Highlights:

  • Dalila Jakupovic gave a bad performance in the opening set as she lost a total of three points on her serve, thus losing the first set.

  • However, she struggled hard to win the next but Magdalena Rybarikova kept on scoring points and eventually won the second set too.

  • Magdalena Rybarikova will now face Barbora Strycova in the semi finals of Birmingham Classic 2018.

Single’s: Mihaela Buzarnescu vs Elina Svitolina

Result: Mihaela Buzarnescu defeated Elina Svitolina by 6-3, 6-2.

Highlights:

  • Despite taking the lead in the first set, Elina still lost by three points as she was not able to extend his lead large enough for Mihaela to chase it.

  • However, in the second set, Mihaela Buzarnescu gave an outstanding performance which led to her win in this set.

  • Mihaela Buzarnescu made it to the Semi finals of the Birmingham Classic 2018 where she will face the Czech player, Petra Kvitova.

Double’s: Elise Mertens and Demi Schuurs vs Yang Zhaoxuan and Chan Hao-ching

Result: Elise Mertens and Demi Schuurs defeated Yang Zhaoxuan and Chan Hao-ching by 6-3, 7-6(3).

Highlights:

  • Elise and Demi Schuurs opened the scoring of the first set and extended their lead continuously at a fast pace.
  • However, Yang Zhaoxuan and Chan Hao-ching struggled hard but they failed to win the set and the match moved on to the next set.

  • The second set was worth-watching as both the pairs gave an excellent performance and the set eventually came to a tie-breaker.
  • Elise Mertens and Demi finally won this set on the tie-break and booked their place into the semi finals of Birmingham Classic 2018.

  • Elise Mertens and Demi Schuurs will now face Kveta Peschke and Nicole Melichar in their next match.

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