Maria Sakkari is the first Greek woman to reach the “4” of Roland Garros becomes .
The Greek champion prevailed with a 2-0 set of Swiatek and qualified for the “4” where she will face the Czech Krejcikova, on Thursday afternoon.
Sviatek started the first set perfectly, reaching 2-0 quickly with a break. Sakkari responded and equalized at 2-2, with the fourth game lasting almost 8 minutes and after earlier saving three opportunities, Swiatek finished it.
In turn, the Pole saved three break points of Maria and led 3-2, but Sakkari immediately equalized. In the next game, Swiatek had an impeccable serve and went ahead again with 4-3, as Maria could not get a return to any of her services. But she answered in kind and then found an opening thanks to the mistakes she forced her opponent to make, serving for the set at 5-4!
During her service she did not let the opportunity go to waste. He had two match points and in the second he finished the first set (6-4) to take the first step to qualify.