Sprayed, wiped and passed the Maria Sakkari! The Greek tennis player, who, with the exception of the second set, did not face any problems prevailed 2-0 set her Storm Hunter thus getting the qualification to “16” of the 1000 ari of Guadalajara.
Sakkari was excellent in all parts of the match making excellent receptions and with her forehand “weapon” she got the ticket for the next phase where she will face Camila Giorgi.
In the competitive part, Maria Sakkari came in very strongly and taking advantage of Hunter’s bad shots she found herself leading quickly, 3-0 in the first change of the match with 12-2 points in total.
Hunter managed to immediately reduce to 3-1, but Sakkari with pressure on her forehand and with an improved serve took the set relatively comfortably with 6-2 in the games.
Things were more difficult in the second set for the Greek tennis player who made several mistakes giving the Australian the right to take a 2-0 lead. The reduction of the score by Sakkari did not deter Hunter who made it 3-1, but then the Greek’s serve put her back in the game for 3-2.
The two tennis players used the same style of play with Hunter reaching 4-3, but Sakkari with an incredible demarcation and love game made it 4-4 to continue with an ace and a break to win the match 6-4.
The sets: 2-0 (6-2, 6-4)
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