Swiss graduate Lulu Sun won two sets to nil (6-4, 7-6 ) against Russian Anna Blinkova and made it to the quarter-finals of the Seoul tournament at Seoul Olympic Park on Thursday night session.
Dim, 340th in the world at the WTA, will face Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova, seeded No. 2 in the quarterfinals of the Korean tournament.
The 21-year-old Swiss had dismissed Australian qualifier Lizette Cabrera (7-6 6-2), before Thursday’s encounter against Blinkova, ranked 146th in the WTA.
Blinkova won against No. 5 seed Varvara Gracheva (6-4, 7-6 ).
The other matches of the second round in Seoul (WTA 250, Seoul Olympic Park, hard, 251,750 USD, results are displayed from newest to oldest):
- Jelena Ostapenko – Anastasia Gasanova: program Thursday
- Yanina Wickmayer – Emma Raducanu: program Thursday
- Magda Linette – Kristina Mladenovic: Thursday program
- Victoria Jimenez Kasintseva (LL) – Rebecca Marino (N.8): 6-4, 6-2
- Ekaterina Alexandrova – Na-Lae Han (WC): 6-1, 6-3
- Tatjana Maria (N.7) – Kimberly Birrell: 6-0, 6-3
- Lin Zhu (N.4) – Ankita Raina (Q): 6-1, 6-3