Guadalajara Masters: Trevisan eliminates early favorite Jabeur to advance to quarter-finals | video

Italian Martina Trevisan gave a big surprise this Wednesday, defeating the Tunisian 6-7(4), 7-5, 6-3 Ons Jabeurthe first favorite, and reached the quarterfinals of the tournament. WTA Master 1000 from Guadalajara.

Trevisan, world number 54, went from low to high against seventh in the WTA rankings, and after losing the first set in a tiebreak, she stood her ground and won with great determination.

Ons needed one hour and 16 minutes to narrowly win the first set. In the second game, the African made a break, but the Italian immediately recovered, after which a long fight on points with Trevisan began, without respect for the status of the first seeded opponent.

Jabeur, a Wimbledon finalist, won the tiebreaker 7-4 to take the first set after dropping eight set points.

Trevisan did not lose concentration and again pressed on the court with great mobility. Ons broke through in the fifth game and did it again in the ninth, but in the tenth and twelfth the Italian broke his opponent’s serve and forced a third set.

Martina was the protagonist of the finale; Although Jabeur was able to maintain his serve, he seemed to lack the energy against a woman who was loud in every way, screaming her shots and turning the court into a dance hall.

In the sixth game, Trevisan broke and overtook Ons. He broke serve again to claim the most important victory of his professional career.

This Thursday the Italian will meet the American in the 1/8 finals. Caroline Doylehide6-1, 6-2, winner of eighth seeded Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova.

Shortly before the triumph of Trevisan, the Belarusian Victoria Azarenko She beat Russia’s Veronika Kudermetova 6-2, 6-1.

Having an advantage in the opening round, Vika suffered a break in the first game, but fought for 21 minutes in the second to recover.

Kudermetova did not recover; Her serve was broken in the fourth and sixth games, which brought victory to the Belarusian, who will face the Frenchwoman in the quarterfinals. Carolina Garciathird favorite, 7-5, 6-4 winner of American Haley Baptiste.

Colombian women Emiliana ArangoWorld No. 180, was confirmed as the surprise of the tournament by defeating American Taylor Townsend 7-5, 1-6, 6-4 and will now play the Greek. Maria Sakkarisecond seed eliminated Italian Camila Giorgi 6-2, 6-2.

Below are the games for this Thursday, September 21st.

(according to information from EFE)

Source: Aristegui Noticias