Bia meets Petra Kvitova again in search of a place in the Eastbourne final.
Eastbourne (England) – after the Advances without entering court At the WTA 500 in Eastbourne this Thursday, Batteries Haddad Maya is back in action this Friday. Unbeaten for 12 games on the grass, Bia will play against Czech Petra Kvitova at 7am (GMT), who reached her third consecutive final and the biggest of her career in singles. The match will be broadcast on the subscription channel. ESPN.
This will be Bea’s reunion with Quito. They met in Birmingham last week, and the Brazilian won straight sets for his second title in the circuit elite. At the time, he commented that the Czech, two-time Wimbledon champion and former world number two, a The player I used to watch when I was younger.Due to the fact that both are left-handed and have the same physical type and style of play.
“Petra is a great player, very strong, and she plays tennis aggressively, especially on the grass. So I knew I needed to be more aggressive today. She’s a tennis player I used to watch a lot when I was young. “And I respected it. I played a lot. I’m very happy with the victory,” said the 26-year-old from Sao Paulo, who won the match 7/6 (7-4) and 6/2. Won from
In addition to its two recent WTA 250 grassroots titles in Nottingham and Birmingham, Bia has a 250 final in Seoul in 2017. She is now pursuing her first WTA 500 final in singles. On the doubles circuit, she won 500 in Sydney with Kazakh Anna Danelina in January this year. And played the final of the Australian Open with the same partner.
Bia will have the best ranking again.
The campaign to reach the semi-finals in Eastbourne will once again make Bea the highest ranking of her career. Currently ranked 29th in the world, Ekaterina Alexandrova and Martina Travison are gaining positions, but Petra Kvitova can still surpass them. If she is a finalist again, Brazil will be among the top 25 players in the world, with the title likely to reach 21st place. Exactly one year ago, she was ranked 188th in the world.
Kvitova is trying to win the 39th final of her career.
Biya’s rival in the semi-finals, Quetova, is 32 years old and is ranked 31st. The Czechs have 28 titles on the WTA circuit, four on grass, two at Wimbledon and two at Birmingham. He is looking for the 39th final of his career.
Ostapenko and Georgi in the second semifinal
The second semi-final will be between Latvian Jelena Ostapenko and Italian Camilla Giorgi. The date of the collision between them is 1 to 1. Ostapenko, 25, ranked 14th in the world, is the defending champion in Eastbourne and has 470 points to his defense this week. Georgie, ranked 26th, has the best ranking of his career at the age of 30. The Italian has a title on the grass, which he won in 2015 at ‘s-Hertogenbosch.