Tennis, WTA – Seoul Tournament 2022: Alexandrova dominates Sun

The Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova, seeded n°2, qualified for the semi-finals of the Seoul tournament, dismissing the Swiss qualifier Lulu Sun (7-5, 7-6 [6]) at the Olympic Park in Seoul, Friday night session.

Alexandrova, No. 24 in the WTA, will face the winner of the upcoming match between Germany’s Tatjana Maria, seeded No. 7, and China’s Lin Zhu, seeded No. 4 in the semi-finals of the ‘Korea Open.

The Russian had won against the American Asia Muhammad (6-1, 3-6, 6-1), and had significantly dominated the wild card Na-Lae Han (6-1, 6-3), before this meeting against Sun, ranked No. 340 in the WTA, on Friday.

The 21-year-old Swiss player won against Australian qualifier Lizette Cabrera (7-6 [6]6-2), and against Russian Anna Blinkova (6-4, 7-6 [6]).

The other quarter-final matches in Seoul (WTA 250, Seoul Olympic Park, hard, 251,750 USD, results are displayed from newest to oldest):

  • Jelena Ostapenko – Victoria Jimenez Kasintseva: Friday program
  • Magda Linette – Emma Raducanu: Friday program
  • Tatjana Maria – Lin Zhu: Friday program

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