There was quite a bit of buzz at the WTA 250 Championships in Nottingham. Brazilian Beatrice Haddad Maya ousted Greek tennis player Maria Skari. The Czech expelled Teresa Martinkova of China, Shuai Zhang.
Getty Images / Tim Goode / PA Images / Pictured: Maria Scari
Maria Saccari (WTA 5) was the biggest star of the tournament in Nottingham. Canadian Rebecca Marino broke the group in the second round. The Greek player ended the quarter-final performance after defeating 4:6, 6:4, 3:6 with Beatrice Haddad Maya (WTA 48). For the Brazilian, this is the fourth victory over the top 10 players in tennis, and the second over Sakkari (Miami 2022).
In the match that lasted 2 hours and 36 minutes, Scary sent nine aces, but only used two of his nine break points. Blacksmith Maya exchanged three out of eight chances for a breakthrough. The Brazilian scored six points more than the Greek (106-100).
In the semi-finals, Haddad will face Maya Teresa Martinkova (WTA-60), who defeated Shuai Zhang 6:3, 6:2 (WTA-41). In 72 minutes, the Czech girl scored 25 of 34 points with her first pass. You saved a point for one break and used four of your six break chances. A year ago, the Chinese women reached the final in Nottingham. In the second round, Martinkova eliminated Magda Lynet.
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Ajla Tomljanović (WTA 45) lost 2:6, 6:7 (6) to Viktorija Golubić (WTA 55). In the first set, the Australian scored a 2-1 break to concede five consecutive matches. In the second match, she squandered a 2-0 lead. Within 92 minutes, the Swiss took advantage of four of the six break points.
The other contender for Golubi will be Alison Riske (WTA 40), who won 4:6, 6:2, 6:1 Harriet Dart (WTA 114). In the first set, the American lost the lead 4: 2. In the second and third, she did not give her opponent a chance. In the match that lasted 2 hours and 26 minutes, she switched seven out of 16 chances for a breakthrough.
Rothesay Open Nottingham, Nottingham (UK)
WTA 250, grass field, total prize money of 251.7 thousand. dollar
Friday 10 June
Alison Riske (US, 6) won Harriet Dart (UK) 4-6, 6-2, 6-1.
Beatrice Haddad Maia (Brazil, 7) on Maria Skari (Greece, 1/World Cup) 6-4 4-6 6-3
Teresa Martinkova (Czech Republic) beat Shuai Zhang (China 4), 6-3, 6-2
Victoria Golubic (Switzerland) beat Agla Tomljanovic (Australia, 5), 6-2, 7-6 (6).
Hubert Hurkacz match
Razor blade fight in a Camille Macharzak match
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