Sakkari: "Happy to be in the quarterfinals"
The leading Greek tennis player made a great appearance and prevailed 2-0 (6-2, 6-2) against Camila Giorgi.
In the first set Sakkari took a 5-0 set lead, her opponent reduced it to 5-2 and finally prevailed 6-2.
In the second set Giorgi broke and took a 2-0 lead. At that point Sakkari raised her performance and won easily with 6-2.
Her next opponent is Emiliana Arango from Colombia, No. 180 in the world ranking.
After the match she said about her victory: "It's always difficult to play against Camilla, she's often unpredictable, tough and an amazing player. I'm happy that I managed to turn around the situation against me in the second set and I'm happy to be in the quarterfinals", she emphasized and added about the support of the fans: "Greece is far from here, I don't know if they are Greek or just my supporters, but I thank them for coming here and with such heat and supporting me. The support from the stands is something I didn't expect."