Maria Sakkari powers through to next round of Charleston Open


Greek tennis star, Maria Sakkari reached the last 16 of the Charleston Open by defeating Bulgarian, Viktoriya Tomova in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3.

According to, Sakkari, ranked No. 7 in the world and seeded 3 for this tournament, will play the winner of the match between Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko, the No. 16 seed, and Australian, Astra Sharma, next.





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