Maria Sakkari storms into Indian Wells quarter finals

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Greek tennis player, Maria Sakkari, is into the Indian Wells quarter finals after defeating Czech Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 5-7, 6-3 on Tuesday.

During the tennis match, Maria, breaking her opponent’s serve twice, quickly took a 3-0 game lead. The Czech then got one serve back, cutting to 3-2, but nothing more. The Greek tennis player held her serve and reached 6-4.

In the second set, Pliskova broke in the fourth game and took the lead in the second set, but Sakkari managed to equalise at 3-3.

Sakkari had a great opportunity for a new break in the ninth game. The Czech erased four of her break points, maintaining her lead (5-4). But ultimately, the Greek prevailed.

Sakkari, ranked No 7, will play the winner of the match between Czech Petra Kvitova, the No 15 seed, and American Jessica Pegula, the No 3 seed, in the quarter finals.

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