May 18, 2021

Birmingham. Petra Martic defeated Jelena Ostapenko

The 25th World Racket, Croat Petra Martic, in three sets, defeated Latvian  Jelena Ostapenko, who ranks 37th in the WTA ranking, with a score of 6/7 (4), 7/5, 6/1 in the quarterfinal of the tournament in Birmingham.

The meeting lasted 2 hours and 22 minutes. During this time, 28-year-old Martić completed seven aces, made a mistake seven times when serving and sold nine break points, and 22-year-old Ostapenko filed twice, made 20 double mistakes and made five breaks.

Now the score in personal meetings was 2-0 in favor of the Croat. In the semifinals of the Nature Valley Classic competition, Martić will cross the rackets with Julia Goerges from Germany or Yulia Putintseva from Kazakhstan.

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