Maria Sakkari one step closer to Olympics dream after beating Stojanovic


Greek tennis player, Maria Sakkari, is through to the next round of the Tokyo Olympics after crushing her Serbian opponent, Nina Stojanovic, in straight sets 6-1, 6-2.

Sakkari started quite aggressively, easily winning the first game, but Stojanovic immediately made it 1-1.

The Greek continued energetically and took a 2-1 lead in the games.

The Serb tried to make her serve difficult but the “Sak-attack” made it 3-1 with Stojanovic accepting the pressure from the Greek, which ended with a 4-1 winner.

Sakkari will face Elina Svitolina or Ajla Tomljanovic in the third round.




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