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Chennai Open Day3 LIVE: Karman Kaur Thandi headlines second round action at Chennai Open


Chennai Open Day3 LIVE: After the first round contests came to an end on Tuesday, the battle for the semifinals begins at…

Chennai Open Day3 LIVE: After the first round contests came to an end on Tuesday, the battle for the semifinals begins at the Chennai Open. The first day of the second round action is all set to begin on Wednesday, 14th September and India’s Karman Thandi headlines the action fin the day as she faces former Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard. The action will begin from 5 pm onwards. Follow Chennai Open LIVE updates on InsideSport.IN 

Chennai Open Day3 LIVE: India’s Karman Kaur Thandi headlines second round action at Chennai Open, seeded players Rebecca Peterson, Rebecca Marino & Wang Qiang eye spot in quarterfinals  – Follow Chennai Open LIVE updates

Matches on Day 3 

Rebecca Peterson vs Linda Fruhvirtova – 5.00 PM 

Nao Hibino vs Wang Qiang – 5.00 PM 

Karman Kaur Thandi vs Eugenie Bouchard – 7.00 PM 

Katarzyna Kawa vs Rebecca Marino – 8.15 PM 

Chennai Open Day3 LIVE: India's Karman Kaur headlines second round action at Chennai Open, seeded players Rebecca Peterson, Rebecca Marino & Wang Qiang eye spot in quarterfinals  - Follow Chennai Open LIVE updates
Chennai Open Day3 LIVE: India’s Karman Kaur headlines second round action at Chennai Open, seeded players Rebecca Peterson, Rebecca Marino & Wang Qiang eye spot in quarterfinals  – Follow Chennai Open LIVE updates

Rebecca Peterson vs Linda Fruhvirtova

Rebecca Peterson who is the fifth seed in the tournament is looking to seal her spot in the quarterfinals as she faces the unseeded Linda Fruhvirtova in the second round on Wednesday. Peterson sailed past Jimenez Kasintseva in the first round in straight sets. Peterson is ranked 95t in the world and has played in three Grand Slam tournament this year where apart from rthe Australian Open, she failed to go past the first round in Wimbledon and US Open. She is looking to win her first WTA Title this year.

Fruhvirtova meanwhile, clinched a come-from nehind victory against Chinese Taipei’s unseeded Liang En-shuo to enter the second round in the tournament. The 17-year old enters the tournament after making it to her maiden main round appearance at the US Open much recently as she reached the second round in the year-end grand slam. The youngster is ranked 130 in the world and is looking to clinch an upset victory over the fifth seed.

Nao Hibino vs Wang Qiang

Sixth seed Wang Qiang clinched a three-set victory over Yanina Wickmayer in the first round and is now aiming for a much improved performance in the second round. The Chinese is aiming for her maiden WTA title this season and her best performance so far is semifinal at Guadalajara, Prague Open and Thoreau Tennis Open. She entered the Chennai Open after bowing out from the qualifiers at the US Open this year.

Meanwhile, Japan’s Nabo Hibino had to play the qualifiers at the Chennai Open to enter the main draw. Hibino dropped just six  games in the qualifiers as she clinched straight set victories to enter the main round. In the first round, she defeated Jana Fett in straight sets by dropping just four games and is now looking to continue her same form.

Chennai Open Day3 LIVE: India's Karman Kaur headlines second round action at Chennai Open, seeded players Rebecca Peterson, Rebecca Marino & Wang Qiang eye spot in quarterfinals  - Follow Chennai Open LIVE updates
Chennai Open Day3 LIVE: India’s Karman Kaur headlines second round action at Chennai Open, seeded players Rebecca Peterson, Rebecca Marino & Wang Qiang eye spot in quarterfinals  – Follow Chennai Open LIVE updates

Karman Kaur Thandi vs Eugenie Bouchard

Karman Kaur Thandi brought joy to the home crowd in the first round as she clinched one of her biggest victories of the career as she defeated eighth seed and higher-ranked opponent in Chloe Paquet in the first round. Tandi now enters the second round with a hope to reach the quarterfinals but faces a tough challenge from former Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard. Bouchard is just playing her third tournament this year and clinched a straight set victory in the first round. The Indian is a much higher–ranked player in the contest but Bouchard has experience on her side so the upcoming contest is expected to be a close one.

Katarzyna Kawa vs Rebecca Marino

90th ranked Rebecca Marino is eyeing a spot in the quarterfinal as she takes on Katarzyna Kawa in the second round. Marino clinched a straight set victory over Anna Blinkova in the first round of the tournament. Marino entered the Chennai Open after reaching the third round at the US Open much recently. The Canadian is looking to in her maiden WTA title this year. Kawa too makes her entry to the second round with a straight set victory over Astra Sharma in the first round. Kawa has played majority of the tournament on ITF circuit this season. However she made it to her maiden Wimbledon main draw this year and bowed out from the second round. She faces a big task in her upcoming contest against the higher-ranked opponent.

Chennai Open Day3 LIVE: India’s Karman Kaur Thandi headlines second round action at Chennai Open, seeded players Rebecca Peterson, Rebecca Marino & Wang Qiang eye spot in quarterfinals  – Follow Chennai Open LIVE updates



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