La Peque beat local Xiyu Wang 7-6 (7-3) and 6-4 and reached the top 16 of the Chinese tournament.
Nadia Podoroska advances this Tuesday to the round of 16 of the WTA 250 in Ningbo, China, after a stunning victory over her peer local Xiyu Wang 7-6 (7-3) and 6-4.
Podoroska, born in Rosario and ranked 87th in the WTA world rankings, took two and a half hours to beat Wang (58), who just won the tournament in Guangzhou on Sunday after defeating the Polish woman in the final. Magda Linette (25) .
The 26-year-old from Rosario took revenge in addition to the loss he suffered to Wang in the first round in Guangzhou. Podoroska will play her next match against Russian Valeria Savinykh (164)who defeated French Varvara Gracheva (48) by 7-5 and 7-5.
The WTA 250 in Ningbo, which is played on a fast surface and will distribute prizes of $259,303, has the Tunisian top ten as the top favorite for the title. Ounce Jabeur.
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