Posted on April 8, 2021 at 11:31 PM
After qualifying, the French Harmony Tan will play within the quarter-finals of the Bogota match, after her victory in straight units over the Chilean qualifier Daniela Seguel. Slovenian Tamara Zidansek will be the one seed current within the quarterfinals.
Harmony Tan’s stunning journey in Colombia continues! After qualifying in Bogota, the 23-12 months-outdated Frenchwoman (a hundred and ninetieth) will play within the quarter-finals of a WTA match for the first time in her profession. Already titled seven instances on the ITF circuit, the Parisian had by no means actually shone on the principle circuit, earlier than this week on Colombian soil. Tan had a superb shot to play by dealing with the Chilean qualifier Daniela Seguel (213th) within the spherical of 16, and he or she upheld the hierarchy by profitable 6-4, 7-6 in 2:08. But nothing was straightforward for the Frenchwoman, who dedicated 7 double faults and was damaged 4 instances. She began the match by main 3-0, then Seguel returned to three-3, then Tan served for the set at 5-3, earlier than being unbreaker (5-4) and eventually taking the opposing service (6-4). In the second set, the Frenchwoman led 3-1 then 5-2 and missed three match factors at the moment. Seguel lastly broke (5-5) and the whole lot was determined within the tie-break, the place Tan didn’t tremble and received 7-3. Guaranteed to realize at the very least 24 locations and climb to one of the best rating of her profession subsequent Monday, the French will attempt to go even additional, but it surely will be essential to beat the Spaniard Lara Arruabarrena, 84th on the earth and likewise after qualifying, on Friday.
Zidansek, the one survivor
There will be just one seed within the quarter-finals in Bogota: Tamara Zidansek, the No.5. The Slovenian, 93rd on the earth, dominated with out trembling the 177th, Giulia Gatto-Monticone: 6-2, 6-3 in 1h11. She began the match very effectively by main 4-1, then launched considered one of her breaks prematurely (4-2), however with out consequence. Almost similar situation within the second set, the place she led 5-2, then the Italian returned to five-3, earlier than being damaged white. Zidansek will face one other Italian for a spot within the final 4: Sara Errani. No.7 seed Tereza Martincova didn’t have the identical success, with a 6-3, 6-3 loss to 19-12 months-outdated Colombian Maria Camila Osorio Serrano, who had by no means but received in opposition to a Top 100 participant. The Czech obtained off to a superb begin by main 2-1, however the a hundred and eightieth world broke in stride, then at 4-3 to pocket the first set. In the second, Osorio Serrano rapidly led 5-2, then misplaced considered one of his breaks forward, however concluded with out trembling with one other break at 5-3. She will face the Swiss Stefanie Voegele.
Fiesta in Bogota 🥳
– wta (@WTA) April 8, 2021
BOGOTA (Colombia, WTA 250, clay, € 200,044)
Title holder (in 2019): Amanda Anisimova (USA)
Voegele (SUI) – Osorio Serrano (COL, WC)
Tan (FRA, Q) – Arruabarrena (ESP, Q)
Tomova (BUL) – Parrizas Diaz (ESP, Q)
Zidansek (SLO, n ° 5) – Errani (ITA)
Round of 16
Voegele (SUI) beats S. Zheng (CHN, # 1): 6-4, 6-1
Osorio Serrano (COL, WC) beats Martincova (RTC, n ° 7): 6-3, 6-3
Tan (FRA, Q) beats Seguel (CHI, Q): 6-4, 7-6 (3)
Arruabarrena (ESP, Q) beats Paolini (ITA, n ° 6): 2-6, 6-4, 6-2
Tomova (BUL) beats Y. Wang (CHN, # 8): 6-3, 6-3
Parrizas Diaz (ESP, Q) beats Rus (PBS, # 3): 7-6 (4), 2-6, 6-1
Zidansek (SLO, n ° 5) beats Gatto-Monticone (ITA, Q): 6-2, 6-3
Errani (ITA) beats Bolsova (ESP): 6-4, 6-4