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WTA roundup: Aleksandra Krunic upsets Ana Bogdan at Winners Open

Field Level Media
05 Aug 2021, 11:25 GMT+10

Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia recorded a 6-3, 6-3 upset of third-seeded Ana Bodgan of Romania on Wednesday in the second round of the Winners Open in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

Krunic was helped by Bodgan winning just 22.2 percent (6 of 27) of her first-serve return points. Krunic will next face Slovakia's Anna Karolina Schmiedlova, who registered a 7-6 (7), 6-0 victory over sixth-seeded Kaja Juvan of Slovenia.

Second-seeded German Andrea Petkovic posted a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Romania's Jaqueline Cristian. Petkovic will meet Australia's Seone Mendez, who led 4-3 when Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine retired.

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Qualifier Ana Konjuh needed just 74 minutes to upset ninth-seeded Alison Riske of the United States 6-1, 6-4 and advance to the quarterfinals at San Jose, Calif.

Konjuh, a 23-year-old Croatian, saved the only two break points she faced while converting three of her seven break opportunities. Her quarterfinal opponent will be the winner of the Wednesday night match between third-seeded Madison Keys of the United States and Shuai Zhang of China.

Poland's Magda Linette slipped past sixth-seeded Petra Martic of Croatia 7-5, 7-6 (5), setting up a quarterfinal meeting with Daria Kasatkina. The fourth-seeded Russian rallied past France's Caroline Garcia 3-6, 7-5, 6-3.

--Field Level Media

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