Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard superior to the second spherical of the WTA 1000 Guadalajara Open by knocking off American Kayla Day 7-5, 6-3 on Tuesday.
The 28-year-old Montreal native confirmed some spectacular flash on the courtroom as she fired two aces and saved 50 per cent of Day’s break level probabilities within the one hour, 26-minute match.
WATCH l Canada’s Bouchard defeats Day in straight units:
Bouchard, who set the tennis world on fireplace in 2014 when she reached the Wimbledon closing, and semifinals at the French Open and Australian Open, was also sturdy on return in opposition to the highly effective serve and hitting of her 23-year-old opponent, who had 5 aces and gained 68 per cent of her factors on first serve.
She will subsequent face Twelfth-seeded Jelena Ostapenko on Wednesday.
Andreescu rallies to down Kvitova
Bianca Andreescu of Mississauga, Ont., misplaced her opening set 6-3 on Tuesday night time to Sixteenth-seeded Petra Kvitova of Czechia, however bounced again with spectacular 6-2, 6-0, wins to win the match in two hours, 11 minutes.
Vancouver’s Rebecca Marino will play sixth-seeded Caroline Garcia of France in a while Tuesday.