Maria Sakkari has beaten Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich at Rot-Weiss Tennis Club on Thursday evening to reach the quarter-finals of the Berlin Open.
In the first set, Maria Sakkari reached the break with 2-0 and after that made it 3-0 with her service. Despite efforts from Sasnovich to take back the break, Sakkari ended up winning the set with break (6-2).
In the same way, Sakkari started with a break (2-0) in the second set and reached 4-1 serving, before winning the set with 6-1.
Sakkari, ranked No 8, will play Czech wildcard Marketa Vondrousova next.