Swiss tennis player Belinda Bencic knocked out Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-3, 6-3 after 1h20 minutes of play in the quarterfinals of the WTA 500 tournament in Charleston. World No.11 will face either Jessica Pegula or Paula Badosa in the semifinals.
Belinda Bencic It has been among the best in the world for a few years and has become very dangerous on all surfaces. In 2022, he became the champion WTA 500 de Charleston and made it to the finals Berlin WTA 500, its most significant result. In addition, he reached the semi-finals Miami Open and Tallinn WTA 250. His year 2023 began with a degree Adelaide 2fourth round in Australian Opentitle in Abu Dhabienter the rooms Dohaeighth Dubai, quick loss in Indian Wells and another round in Miami Open. In Charleston defeated Katherine Sebov and Shelby Rogers.
Ekaterina Alexandrova He’s coming off a huge year, winning the title and emerging among the best in the world. Last season he won the championship WTA de Hertogenbosch and Seoul. In addition, he reached the semi-finals Charleston, Madrid and Ostrava. His year 2023 started with a loss Adelaide 1eighth Adelaide 2third round in Australian Opendrop in Linzeighth Doha, quick goodbye in Indian Wells and enter the rooms Miami Open. In Charleston eliminated Julia Putintseva and Julia Grabher.
Bencic wins in straight sets
Belinda Bencic and Ekaterina Alexandrova met in the quarterfinals WTA 500 de Charleston.
The start of the match was dominated by the Swiss who already knew how to play the match and was able to dominate to reach a 3-0 double break. In the next game, the Russian showed a great attitude to loosen up, put power into his shots and recover once. However, Belinda was extremely solid and accurate, creating many gaps and the second break gave her a big difference in numbers. Although Alexandrova tried to come back, Bencic did not lose her cool and went forward 6-3 in 32 minutes.
Without using his brakes, intensity and power, the World No.11 continued to execute his strategy perfectly. He lunged with a palm and hit her back hand accurately to break and lead. Ekaterina, on the other hand, felt very uncomfortable in the match, she could not land her punches, she was overwhelmed and the result was further and further away. Seizing and utilizing every opportunity, Bencic had a wonderful 6-3, 6-3 victory after 1h20min.