In a choppy match, the Frenchwoman was able to pull out all the stops in the decisive set to secure her place in the quarterfinals. The number 2 seed reaches the quarter-finals for the first time in nearly three months and her quarter in Istanbul in April.
She could meet Clara Burel, who beat Kamilla Rakhimova in three sets.
Possible semi-final between French women
Frenchwomen fighting their way into the quarterfinals 🤺
— wta (@WTA) July 16, 2021
Started on court 1, Caroline Garcia was down 3-4 by Australian Astra Sharma, 128th in the WTA. The match was able to resume for half an hour yesterday. The time for the Frenchwoman to win the first set in the tie-break. In the second set, Astra Sharma was ahead (4-3). This Friday, with character, Lyonnaise finished the job to win 7-6(3), 3-6, 6-3 and get her second quarter of the season after Parma. For a place in the semis, she will have to defeat Zarina Diyas on Saturday, who fell to Camila Giorgi. In case of victory, she will have to come back on the court a little later to play the semi-finals and maybe find Fiona Ferro or Clara Burel