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Ostapenko keeps strikes clean and will play in quarterfinals-Doha News

After winning the Dubai title last week, Ostapenko seems to be aiming for another title in Doha after defeating Krejčova in the Qatar Open quarterfinals.

Latvia’s Elena Ostapenko secured second-seeded Barbora Krejčkova 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday to secure their place in the quarter-finals. Qatar TotalEnergies Open.

Former French Open champion and Dubai title last week, she beat Czech opponents to set the final eight matches against Garbinem Gourza, who defeated Madison Brengle 6-0, 6-2. Defeated and showed off her continued momentum.

The match continued to captivate all fans as the 24-year-old played a big part in the return and beat the world’s third place with outstanding performance that carried her to the final match in just 1 hour and 13 minutes. ..

This is the eighth straight victory, including five against the Grand Slam winner, keeping her winning streak cleaner than ever. Despite dropping out of the top 50 in the world last year, the champion seems to be back on track close to the top 10.

Currently, she is bidding to win the WTA 1,000 tournament for the first time in her career.

Meanwhile, on the same day, Spain’s Paula Badosa witnessed a strong 2-6, 3-6 defeat against Coco Gauff in the United States at the end of the one-hour 17-minute encounter. A young talented star in the United States has shown great talent, beating his fifth Top 10 player.

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After the Greeks defeat Jessica Pegula 6-4, 7-5, the 17-year-old star will face Maria Sakkari in the semi-finals.

Meanwhile, Belarus’ world’s second-largest Sabalenka beat Switzerland’s Jil Teichmann 6-2, 6-1 in just 65 minutes.

“It was a great match. I played really well today,” Sabalenka said. “She played well with her, but she may have been a little more lucky today.”

The 2020 Doha Champion, who won 10 of the last 11 games, will face the world’s eighth-largest Igashifion in the next round.

Also, along with the winner, Ons Jabeur of Tunisia had a great victory over Tereza Martincov, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3.

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