Beatriz Haddad Maya made it to the semi-finals of WTA 250 winning a check from monterrey Marie Bouzkova, in turn, in the early hours of this Saturday, from 1 to 2 sets with fractions of 4/6, 6/4 and 7/6 (7). The highly contested game was defined after a 3-hour 22-minute long dispute, in which Brazil saved three match points in the third-set tie-break.
Finalist in Doubles Australian Open 2022, deciding to lose to Czech Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Sinyakova, with partner Anna Danilina, Biya returned after three years to dispute a singles semi-final. The last time it happened was in Bogota in April 2019. Before that, he had already reached the stage at the WTA in Seoul in 2017, when he reached the final and finished runner-up, losing to Jelena Ostapenko.
Brazil will face in the semi-finals in Monterey Leylah Fernandez, a 19 year old Canadian. The young and talented tennis player made partial points of 6/7 (4/7) and 4/6 after defeating Wang Qiang of China by 2 sets to reach the semi-finals.
The second semi-final will be played between Colombia’s Camila Osorio and Spaniard Nuria Parijas-Diaz. Osorio qualified to eliminate Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, who also threatened not to compete in the tournament, as a way of putting pressure on the organizers to stop the use of national symbols by Russian and Belarusian tennis players due to the invasion of Ukraine. was given.
The demands were met and she participated in the tournament as usual, eliminating Russian Anastasia Potapova in the first duel and playing with yellow and blue clothes, the colors of the Ukrainian flag.