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Canada’s Bouchard, Marino, Dabrowski advance at Chennai Open


CHENNAI, India — Rebecca Marino, Eugenie Bouchard and Gabriela Dabrowski moved on to the quarterfinals of their respective competitions on one other profitable day for Canadians on the Chennai Open tennis match.

Vancouver’s Marino, the seventh seed in singles competitors on the WTA 250 occasion, continued her profitable 2022 season with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Poland’s Katarzyna Kawa in Wednesday’s second-round motion.

Bouchard, from Westmount, Que., joined Marino with a 6-2, 7-6 (5) win over India’s Karman Thandi, whereas the top-seeded crew of Ottawa’s Dabrowski and Luisa Stefani of Brazil received its opening doubles match, 6-4, 6-1 over Greece’s Despina Papamichail and Britain’s Katie Swan.

Marino received 64.6 per cent of service factors and transformed 4 of her seven break factors to win the match in a single hour 36 minutes.

The 31-year-old is coming off a run to the third spherical on the U.S. Open that moved her WTA rating to No. 90, her highest since she was ranked 83rd on Feb. 13, 2012.

Marino will face the winner of a match Thursday between third seed Magda Linette of Poland and Russia’s Oksana Selekhmeteva.

Bouchard transformed three of her eight break factors and defended three of the 4 she confronted to defeat Thandi in 2:13.

The previous world No. 5 was coming off her first main-draw win on the WTA Tour since reaching the ultimate of a WTA 250 occasion in Guadalajara, Mexico, on March 13, 2021.

Bouchard returned to motion eventually month’s Odlum Brown VanOpen after a 17-month layoff recovering from proper shoulder surgical procedure.

She is going to face the winner of a match between fourth seed Tatjana Maria of Germany and Argentina’s Nadia Podoroska within the singles quarterfinals. Earlier than that, she is going to crew with Belgium’s Yanina Wickmayer in a doubles quarterfinal in opposition to Selekhmeteva and Russian associate Anastasia Gasanova on Thursday.

Dabrowski and Stefani saved all 4 break factors they confronted, whereas breaking Papamichail and Swan 3 times on eight possibilities in a match that took 1:05 to complete.

Dabrowski and Stefani are subsequent set to face the winner of a first-round match between the Indian duo of Thandi and Rutuja Bhosale and Indonesia’s Jessy Rompies and India’s Prarthana Thombare.

Additionally on Thursday, Carol Zhao of Richmond Hill, Ont., faces second seed Varvara Gracheva of Russia in a second-round match.




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