Garcia reaches quarter-finals in Guadalajara


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Caroline Garcia is smiling in Mexico. HENRY ROMERO / REUTERS

The Frenchwoman beat the American Hailey Baptiste in two sets (7-5, 6-4) and continues her journey in the Mexican WTA 1000.

Caroline Garcia confirms her return to form. Quarter-finalist last week at the San Diego Open, the French number 1 defeated the American Hailey Baptiste in straight sets (7-5, 6-4) last night to reach the quarter-finals. final in Guadalajara. The Lyonnaise takes her revenge on her opponent who beat her in the first round of the 2022 Australian Open (4-6 7-6 6-3).

For a place in the semi-final, the Lyonnaise, now 11th in the worldwill challenge the Belarusian Victoria Azarenka (seeded number 10) who easily won against the Russian Veronika Kudermetova (n°7) in two short sets, 6-2, 6-1. “This is my first victory against Veronika”rejoiced the former world No.1, aged 34. “I played intelligently, with good tactics and good intelligence.”

In the other results of the night, the Italian Martina Trevisan, 54th in the world, created a surprise by eliminating the number 1 seed, the Tunisian Ons Jabeur. The Greek Maria Sakkari (seeded n°2) for her part held her place by calmly dismissing (6-2, 6-2) another Italian, Camila Giorgi.

The results of the round of 16 of the WTA tournament in Guadalajara played on Wednesday:

Martina Trevisan (ITA) beats Ons Jabeur (TUN/N.1) 6-7 (4/7), 7-5, 6-3

Caroline Dolehide (USA) beats Ekaterina Alexandrova (RUS/N.8) 6-1, 6-2

Leylah Fernandez (CAN) defeats Emma Navarro (USA) 6-2, 6-3

Sofia Kenin (USA) beats Jelena Ostapenko (LAT/N.6) 6-4, 7-5

Victoria Azarenka (BLR/N.10) beats Veronika Kudermetova (RUS/N.7) 6-2, 6-1

Caroline Garcia (FRA/N.3) beats Hailey Baptiste (USA) 7-5, 6-4

Emiliana Arango (COL) defeats Taylor Townsend (USA) 7-5, 1-6, 6-4

Maria Sakkari (GRE/N.2) beats Camila Giorgi (ITA) 6-2, 6-2

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