Maria Sakkari sweeps into quarterfinals of Guadalajara Open in Mexico


Greece’s Maria Sakkari eased into the quarterfinals of the Guadalajara Open Akron in Mexico with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Italy’s Camila Giorgi on Wednesday.

The No.2 seed claimed the straight sets victory in just 66 minutes.

Sakkari managed to win 19 of the 23 points on the Italian’s second serve, as well as take advantage of six of the eight break points she had in total in the match.

The Greek, who was runner-up to Jessica Pegula at Guadalajara last year, will next face surprise package Emiliana Arango of Colombia in the quarterfinals.





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