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Chennai Open Day4 LIVE: Varvara Gracheva, Tatjana Maria to play second round matches in Chennai Open


Chennai Open Day3 LIVE:  India’s Karman Kaur Thandi faced straight set defeat against former Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets to…

Chennai Open Day3 LIVE:  India’s Karman Kaur Thandi faced straight set defeat against former Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets to bow out from the Chennai Open in the second round on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, unseeded Nao Hibino from Japan stunned sixth seed Wang Qiang by defeating her in straight sets in the second round. The Japanese won the contest 6-2, 6-3 to advance to quarterfinals. Fifth seed Rebecca Peterson too bowed out from the game as she lost to Linda Fruhvirtova.  Follow Chennai Open LIVE updates on InsideSport.IN 

Also Read: Chennai Open LIVE: Karman Kaur Thandi eyes another good show, faces Eugenie Bouchard challenge in second round at Chennai Open – Follow Thandi vs Bouchard LIVE updates 

Chennai Open Day4 LIVE: Varvara Gracheva, Tatjana Maria look to seal spot in Chennai Open quarterfinal as second action continues on Day4 – Follow Chennai Open LIVE updates

Matches on Day 3 

Magda Linette vs Oksana Selekhmeteva – 5.00 pm 

Anastasia Gasanova vs Katie Swan – 5.00 pm

Karman Kaur Thandi vs Eugenie Bouchard – 6.15 pm 

Katarzyna Kawa vs Rebecca Marino – 7.30 pm

Chennai Open Day4 LIVE: Varvara Gracheva, Tatjana Maria look to seal spot in Chennai Open quarterfinal as second action continues on Day4 - Follow Chennai Open LIVE updates
Chennai Open Day4 LIVE: Varvara Gracheva, Tatjana Maria look to seal spot in Chennai Open quarterfinal as second action continues on Day4 – Follow Chennai Open LIVE updates

 

Magda Linette vs Oksana Selekhmeteva 

Third seed Magda Linette is eyeing a spot in the quarterfinals of the Chennai Open as she faces Russia’s Oksana Selekhmeteva in the second round. Linette sailed past Japan’s Moyuka Uchijima in the first round in straight sets. Linette is the 67th ranked player in the world and has not reached the semifinals in any tournaments this year. In the Grand Slam tournaments, she reached the second round at Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon and bowed out from the first round at US Open.

Selekhmeteva defeated Despina Papamichail in straight sets in the first round. The 19-year old who is 142nd ranked player had a good year this year as she made it to the maiden main round in a Grand Slam tournament this year. She won the ITF France tournament title this year. She faces a tough challenge against Linette in the second round.

Anastasia Gasanova vs Katie Swan

Anastasia Gasanova made heads turn in the first round as she defeated top seed Alison Riske in straight sets to make it to the second round. 23-year old Gasanova entered the Chennai Open after losing in the first round in the qualifiers at the US Open. Gasanova will look to continue her form as she faces unseeded Katie Swan in the second round.

Swan clinched a straight set victory over Arianne Hartono in straight sets in the first round. Swan has entered the tournament with good form as she won her previous tournament which was an  ITF USA event. Earlier this year she also won an ITF Tournament at the Dominican Republic. She qualified for the main draw at only the Wimbledon this year in Grand Slams.

Chennai Open Day4 LIVE: Varvara Gracheva, Tatjana Maria look to seal spot in Chennai Open quarterfinal as second action continues on Day4 - Follow Chennai Open LIVE updates
Chennai Open Day4 LIVE: Varvara Gracheva, Tatjana Maria look to seal spot in Chennai Open quarterfinal as second action continues on Day4 – Follow Chennai Open LIVE updates

Tatjana Maria vs Nadia Podorska 

Fourth seed Tatjana Maria hardly broke any sweat against Indian No.1 Ankita Raina as she won the match 6-0, 6-1. Maria will once again look to dominate as she faces unseeded Nadia Podorska in the second round. 35-year old Maria has been in great form this year and one of her biggest feats is reaching the semifinal at the Wimbledon. Maria entered the Chennai Open this year after she reached the quarterfinal at WTA 125K event at Bari, Italy.

Meanwhile, Podorska clinched a straight set victory over Kyoka Okamura in the first round. Podorska started the season this year at the Wimbledon this year, where she couldn’t make it to the main round. Her best performance this year is a runner-up finish at ITF Spain. She looks to make her maiden quarterfinal appearance in a WTA 250 event this year.

Varvara Gracheva vs Carol Zhao 

Second seed Varvara Gracheva made it to the second round after defeating unseeded Mariia Tkacheva in the first round. It was 22-year old Gracheva’s first victory after fourt straight defeats in her previous matches. Gracheva played three Grand Slam tournaments this year apart from Wimbledon and her best performance was reaching the third round at French Open. She looks to win her maiden title this year.

Carol Zhao clinched a straight set victory in the first round by defeating Australia’s Olivia Tjandramulia 6-1, 6-1. Zhao won back to back  ITF titles at South Korea and USA this year. The 27 year old who is ranked 187th in the world faces a tough challenge against the second seed but is looking to continue her form and hopes to clinch an upset victory.

Where to watch the Chennai Open 2022 LIVE streaming? 

Watch the LIVE coverage of the WTA250 Chennai Open 2022 on SONY TEN 2 channel and Sony LIV App between 12th to 18th September 2022.

Chennai Open Day4 LIVE: Varvara Gracheva, Tatjana Maria look to seal spot in Chennai Open quarterfinal as second action continues on Day4 – Follow Chennai Open LIVE updates



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