Tennis, WTA – San José 2022 tournament: Kudermetova beats Liu

Russia’s Veronika Kudermetova, seeded No. 9, won two sets to nil (6-2, 7-5) against American Claire Liu and reached the quarter-finals of the San Jose tournament on Thursday evening , at the San Jose State University Tennis Center.

Kudermetova, 19th player in the world at the WTA, will face the Tunisian Ons Jabeur, seeded n ° 3 during the quarter-finals of the Californian tournament.

The Russian tenniswoman had beaten the Italian Camila Giorgi in three sets (7-6 [2]4-6, 7-5), ahead of Thursday’s encounter against Liu, ranked No. 79 in the WTA.

The 22-year-old American won against Brazilian Beatriz Haddad Maia (6-2, 7-5).

The other second round games in San Jose (WTA 500, San Jose State University Tennis Center, hard, $757,900, results are listed from newest to oldest):

  • Coco Gauff – Naomi Osaka: Friday program
  • Maria Sakkari – Shelby Rogers: program Thursday
  • Caroline Dolehide – Aryna Sabalenka: Thursday program
  • Ons Jabeur – Madison Keys: 7-5, 6-1
  • Paula Badosa (N.2) – Elizabeth Mandlik (Q): 6-2, 5-7, 7-6 [5]
  • Daria Kasatkina (N.7) – Taylor Townsend (Q): 6-4, 6-0
  • Amanda Anisimova – Karolina Pliskova (N.8): 3-6, 7-5, 6-1

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