The sixth racket of the world, the Dutch Kiki Bertens, lost to Maria Sakkari from Greece, who is in the 50th place in the WTA ranking, with a score of 6/7 (8), 3/6 in the third round of the competition in Charleston.
The match lasted 1 hour and 5 minutes. During this time, the 27-year-old Bertens completed three aces, once made a mistake when serving and sold four break points, and the 23-year-old Sakkari once filed through, made four double mistakes and made six breaks.
Now the score in personal meetings was 3: 3. In the quarter-finals of the Volvo Car Open competition, Sakkari will cross the rackets with the Danish Carolina Wozniacki.