Anastasia Gasanova upset prime seed Alison Riske-Amritraj on the SDAT Tennis Stadium on Tuesday night on the 2022 WTA Chennai Open.
Ranked No.147, Gasanova broke Riske-Amritraj twice within the first set. Within the second, Riske-Amritraj broke within the first sport to guide 1-0, however Gasanova broke again instantly and took the lead once more to finish the 6-2, 6-3 win in 1 hour and 29 minutes. Gasanova will subsequent meet Nice Britain’s Katie Swan, who defeated Arianne Hartono 6-1, 6-2 on Court docket 1, whereas former French Open semifinalist Nadia Podoroska superior with a 6-4, 6-3 win towards Kyoka Okamura on Court docket 2.
There was disappointment for native followers as India’s Ankita Raina went down in straight units to fourth seed Tatjana Maria. The German, who reached the semifinals at Wimbledon earlier this 12 months, gained 6-0, 6-1 in 1 hour and 16 minutes.
Second seed Varvara Gracheva and third seed Magda Linette scored straight-set wins within the ultimate matches Tuesday evening. Gracheva wanted 1 hour and 52 minutes to beat qualifier Mariia Tkacheva 6-3, 6-2 whereas Linette scored a 6-4, 6-0 win versus Moyuka Uchijima.