An Englishman drops Badosa and goes to challenge Beer

Jodie Burrage will be Haddad Maia’s Bia rival in the round of 16 at the Eastbourne Stadium.

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Eastbourne (United Kingdom) – Invited to compete with the WTA 500 in Eastbourne, Englishman Jodie Burrage secured a convincing victory this Tuesday by removing Spaniard Paula Badosa, the world’s top seed and the No. 4 seed, and advancing to 16th place. Burrage, 23 and 169 in the ranks , scored 6/4 and 6/3 episodes in 1h13 departure.

Burrage won just twice in a WTA draw, the first in Nottingham two weeks ago and the second in the opening round in Eastbourne, against Croatia Petra Martic. In the ITF tournament, there is a recent final in Ilkley and half in Surbiton.

The British will be the opponent of Beatriz Haddad Maia. The No. 1 in Brazil and 29th in the world carries an unbeaten series of 11 games in the grass, with titles in the WTA 250 of Nottingham and Birmingham. The match will be around 10am (Brasilia time) this Wednesday.

And the Beer quadrant had another surprise, with the elimination of Kazakh Elena Rybakina, number 21 in the world and the 9th seed of the competition, surpassed by Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko by 1/6, 7/5 and 6/3. Tsurenko, 33, who currently holds 114th place, will face Poland’s Magda Linette, 66, in the round of 16, looking for a place in the quarter-finals.

Pliskova, Krejcikova and Sakkari were also present

Three more seeds were removed this Tuesday, Czech Barbora Krejcikova and Karolina Pliskova, as well as Greek Maria Sakkari. number 15 in the world, Krejcikova played in the third set of matches against Mukreni Marta Kostyuk, which combined the changes into 4/6, 6/3 and 6/4 sections. Pliskova, ranked seventh and two-time champion of the tournament, was outscored by Englishman Katie Boulter by 1/6, 6/4 and 6/4. Sakkari, on the other hand, fell to Ukrainian Anhelina Kalinina by 3/6, 7/5 and 6/4.

Boulter will face another Czech, left-handed Petra Kvitova, who defeated Croatia’s Donna Vekic 6/1 and 7/6 (7-1). Kalinina is battling Kazakh Yulia Putintseva, while Kostyuk awaits the winner between England’s Harriet Dart and Swiss Jil Teichmann.

Latvian national Jelena Ostapenko, the current champion of the tournament, defeated Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic twice 6/4. Her other opponent will be American Madison Keys, winner in 2014, who defeated her teammate Lauren Davis 6/4 and 6/3.

Also this Tuesday, Italian Camila Giorgi scored 7/5 and 6/4 against Canadian Rebecca Marino and secured the match against Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain.

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