Victoria Azarenka Advances to Quarterfinals in Berlin

Victoria Azarenka, former world No.1, secured her spot in the Berlin tournament quarterfinals by defeating qualifier Zeynep Sonmez 6-3, 6-3. Despite being ranked 19th, Azarenka demonstrated her prowess by breaking Sonmez five times and saving five break points. This is her first match against Sonmez.

PTI | Berlin | Updated: 19-06-2024 18:45 IST | Created: 19-06-2024 18:45 IST
Victoria Azarenka Advances to Quarterfinals in Berlin
Victoria Azarenka
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BERLIN - Former world No.1, Victoria Azarenka, clinched a spot in the quarterfinals of the prestigious grass-court Berlin tournament with a convincing 6-3, 6-3 victory over qualifier Zeynep Sonmez on Wednesday.

Now ranked 19th, Azarenka showcased her experience and skill, breaking her Turkish rival five times while saving five break points. This marked the first meeting between 32-year-old Azarenka and the 22-year-old Sonmez, who had secured her maiden tour-level win earlier this week against Arantxa Rus.

Azarenka, a Belarusian and two-time Grand Slam champion, continues to chase her first grass-court title, having previously reached the semifinals in Berlin in 2021.

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