09/20 16:15 CDT Bertens, Minella advance to quarterfinals at Korea Open
Bertens, Minella advance to quarterfinals at Korea Open
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) --- Second-seeded Kiki Bertens advanced to the
quarterfinals of the rain-hit Korea Open by beating Dalila Jakupovic 6-4, 7-5
Bertens broke the Slovenian player's serve at 5-5 in the second set and held in
the next game.
Also, Mandy Minella beat Australian qualifier Priscilla Hon 6-4, 6-3. The
20-year-old Hon was trying to make it to the Seoul quarterfinals for the second
straight year as a qualifier.
Persistent rain throughout the afternoon delayed the start of four second-round
A match between two former champions, Agnieszka Radwanska and Irina-Camelia
Begu, was suspended late Thursday with Begu leading 6-4, 4-3. When play
resumed, Begu completed a 6-4, 6-3 win.
Rain postponed a match between top-seeded Jelena Ostapenko, the 2017 French
Open champion, and Ekaterina Alexandrova. It was scheduled to be played Friday
along with four quarterfinals.
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