March 3, 2021

Muguruza beats Diyas and advances to eighth

Garbiñe Muguruza celebrates his victory against Diyas.

Garbiñe Muguruza celebrates his victory against Diyas.

The Spanish Garbiñe Muguruza (14) continued his intractable form after sweep Kazakh Zarina Diyas by a resounding 6-1 double and advance to the round of 16 of the Australian Open Where she is already waiting for the Japanese Naomi Osaka (3), who will face the Tunisian Ons Jabeur (27) in the third round.

“I felt very well. We played a year ago and it was a very tough game, so I am very happy that I was able to play like this today ”, she commented after the conclusion of a match that did not last one hour on the Margaret Court Arena court.

He made a very complete match after maintain your service throughout the match and be alert to the rest after taking advantage of five of the eight break balls that he had.

Signed a apotheosis point in the last game of the match, which was probably the most spectacular of the match, after executing a backhand pass with an unlikely angle to put the icing on a rally of more than twenty exchanges, which served to save a ‘break’ ball .

Muguruza, who lost in the final in the last edition against the American Sofia Kenin (4), could face Osaka in the next round in the event that the Japanese surpasses her third-round cross against Jabeur.

His next match will take place this Sunday and will be the last to finalize his survival in the second week of the first Grand Slam of the season.


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