Sakkari Triumphs at WTA 500; Set to Face Australian Astra Sharma


In a stunning debut on clay at the WTA 500 tournament in Charleston, Maria Sakkari showcased her prowess, securing a comfortable victory against Bulgarian Viktorija Tomova.

Sakkari, ranked world No. 74, breezed through the match with a 6-3, 6-3 win, booking her spot in the quarterfinal.

Awaiting Sakkari in the next round is Australian player Astra Sharma, who also clinched a convincing victory. Sharma outplayed Lesia Churenco in straight sets (6-4, 6-0), demonstrating her readiness for the upcoming challenge.

This encounter will mark the second meeting between Sakkari and Sharma, with the Lesia Greek emerging victorious in their previous encounter at the 2019 Australia Open. With both players in formidable form, tennis enthusiasts anticipate an electrifying showdown as they vie for advancement in the tournament.

(Source: Amna)

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