Ekaterina Makarova advances to the New Haven (US) tournament quarterfinal in the Premier category having won a determined victory over Slovak Magdaléna Rybáriková with results 2:6, 6:3, and 6:3.
After their matches, the score stood at 3-2 in Magdaléna’s favor.
The match lasted two hours and 11 minutes. Makarova scored three aces, made two double faults, and won three break points of nine. As for Rybáriková, six serves, two double faults, and two successful break points of eight. The match was interrupted three times due to rain.
Makarova will face German Julia Görges (5) in the quarterfinal. The New Haven tournament concludes on Saturday, August 25.