Ann Li will get marketing campaign underway with 1R win

Ann Li, champion in Tenerife final week, performed and received her first-round match on the Courmayeur Women Open on Wednesday. The American, seeded ninth within the Italian occasion got here from a set down in opposition to Russian Kamilla Rakhimova, profitable 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in two hours and 4 minutes.

Li received 68% of her first-serve factors to Rakhimova’s 64% and 63% of her second-serve factors to the latter’s 51%. Li saved 4 of the seven break factors she confronted whereas changing 4 of the eight break factors, she had on Rakhimova’s serve.

The 21-year-old completed with 99 factors to Rakhimova’s 81 for the match. Within the second spherical, Li will play Magdalena Frech.

Courmayeur Women Open: Clara Tauson-Ann Li face-off within the offing

In the meantime, within the second-round matches that have been performed on Wednesday, Alison Riske was the one participant to be upset.

Anna Kalinskaya ousted the American sixth seed, 6-3, 0-6, 6-3 in an hour and 45 minutes. The Russian saved 5 of the 9 break factors she confronted whereas changing 4 break factors. In the long run, Riske, regardless of her loss, completed the match with yet one more level than Kalinskaya’s 73.

Kalinskaya will play Liudmila Samsonova in a Russian derby within the quarterfinals. The third-seeded Samsonova defeated Aliona Bolsova 6-3, 6-3 of their second-round match in an hour and 12 minutes. Samsonova received 76% of her first-serve factors whereas Bolsova received 56%.

Each gamers received a near-similar proportion of their second-serve factors, round 52%. Samsonova transformed 4 of the eight break factors, she had on Bolsova’s serve whereas saving two of the three break factors, she confronted.

Samsonova completed the match with 62 factors, 14 greater than Bolsova’s 48. Dayana Yastremska superior to the quarterfinals after claiming a hard-fought 6-1, 3-6, 7-5 win over fellow Ukrainian, Kateryna Kozlova. The tenth seed wanted an hour and 51 minutes to wrap up the win.

Yastremska awaits Lucrezia Stefanini or seventh seed Jasmine Paolini subsequent. Clara Tauson additionally moved into the quarters of the Courmayeur Women Open with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Giulia Gatto-Monticone of their second-round conflict.

The fifth-seeded Dane wanted 67 minutes to finish her win. Tauson’s subsequent opponent might be Ann Li, if the latter wins her pre-quarterfinal.

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