The American hit four aces and returned four out of seven break points to take the win against Belinda Bencic in the second round.
US tennis player Sloane Stephens recorded a fantastic victory in the round of 32 as she beat tenth seed Belinda Bencic 6-4, 6-4 to advance to the last 16 at the 2022 WTA Guadalajara Open on Thursday. The American hit four aces and returned four out of seven break points to take the win. Earlier, Stephens had defeated Linda Fruhvirtova 6-0, 6-2 to advance to the second round. The American will be hoping to pull off another upset when she faces sixth seed Caroline Garcia.
Garcia had her work cut out when she faced a spirited Rebecca Marino the round of 32 of the competition on Wednesday. The Frenchwoman held her ground to edge out a thrilling 6-7 (2-7), 6-3, 7-6 (7-5) win that saw her score 13 aces and return two out of 10 break points.
Sloane Stephens and Caroline Garcia are scheduled to face one another in the round of 16 of the 2022 WTA Guadalajara Open on Friday, October 21. The competition’s main draw is set to commence on October 17, 2022 and conclude on October 23, 2022.
The WTA Guadalajara Open 2022 will have six rounds of action excluding the qualifiers. These are the first round, second round, third round, quarter-finals, semi-finals and final. The competition’s main draw is set to commence on October 17, 2022 and conclude on October 23, 2022.
|October 17||First round|
|October 18||First and second round|
|October 19||Second and third round|
|October 20||Third round|
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