The Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova outplayed the Czech Tereza Martincova – 6/3, 6/4. Alexandrova had more points won on return (31 v. 23).
“We know each other with Tereza very well, I know her game style as well as she knows mine, that is why I wasn’t waiting for any surprises. I know she is in a good shape right now. And I am glad I won today”, – Ekaterina said in her on-court interview after the match.
In the quarterfinals she will face the Czech Katerina Siniakova or the Russian Margarita Gasparyan.