Jelena Ostapenko modernized protection into a quarter-finals of a St.Petersburg Ladies Trophy on Wednesday.
The Latvian battled past Vera Zvonareva 7-6(6), 6-3 in a hold underneath dual hours on a indoor courts of a Russian city.
Former universe series dual Zvonareva raced to a 4-1 lead in a opening set though a petite Ostapenko battled behind to force a tiebreaker, that she won on her third set point.
She took that movement into a second set and went 4-0 adult before holding a set to book herself a place in a final eight.
“It wasn’t an easy compare today…she played unequivocally well,” a universe series 6 pronounced after a match.
“In a initial set we was down a mangle with her portion for a set, though I’m unequivocally blissful we came back. we fought for each point. we consider we was fighting, staying focused on each point. That helped me a lot. Plus, we served unequivocally well.”
Elsewhere, Elena Rybakina came behind from aset down to dissapoint third seed Caroline Garcia 4-6, 7-6(6), 7-6(5) while sixth seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova mislaid to Ekaterina Makarova 6-4, 6-4.
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