Martina Trevisan in the photo – Photo Getty Images
As part of the tournament WTA 250 in Hong Kongthe Italian Martina TrevisanCurrently 42nd in the world rankings, she once again demonstrated her fighting spirit. After a strenuous fight that lasted 2 hours and 48 minutes, she prevailed against the Pole Magdalena Frech70th in the WTA rankings, with a score of 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3.
Now Martina Trevisan will face the winner of the duel in the quarterfinals Sofya Lansere and Elise Mertens.
The first set was even, but then Trevisan took the lead thanks to his powerful accelerations on the left forehand. Despite some difficulties on serve and an immediate counter-break, the Italian managed to recover and close the set 6-3.
The second sentence turned out to be more complex. Although Trevisan was the first to advance in the score, her serve did not help her and an immediate counter break from Frech brought the situation back into balance. The set was then decided in a tiebreak: Trevisan was able to take a 4-2 lead, but a series of errors led to her losing the set 7-4.
However, the third set showed Martina’s true courage. Despite a difficult start in which Frech broke her serve, Trevisan did not give up. He escaped from a dangerous situation in the fifth game, then responded with two breaks in a row, putting himself in a favorable position. With determination, the Italian saved two counterattacks before finishing the game 6-3.