Czech tennis player Markéta Vondroušová.
Berlin – Tennis player Markéta Vondroušová did not manage the first quarterfinal of her career on grass at the tournament in Berlin. In the duel with the sixth-seeded Greek Maria Sakkariová, she did not use four set points at the end of the balanced opening set, and the postponed match, which could not take place on Friday due to rain, she lost 6:7, 1:6 in an hour and a half.
Two-time Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitová will compete today in the quarter-finals program in the German capital for promotion to the top four. The seventh-seeded tennis player will face the tournament's number three Caroline Garcia from France.
The ninth player in the world Kvitová eliminated compatriot Karolína Plíšková and Argentinian Nadia Podoroska in the previous rounds. She hasn't lost a set yet in Berlin.
Semifinal matches will be scheduled this afternoon.
Women's tennis tournament in Berlin (grass, $780,637 endowment):
Singles – quarter-finals:
Sakkariová (6-Greece) – Vondroušová (CZE) 7:6 (9:7), 6:1, Alexandrová – V. Kuděrmětovová (both Rus.) without fighting.