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Ostapenko out, Jabeur through in Edgbaston

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Ostapenko out, Jabeur through in Edgbaston

Fifth seed Jelena Ostapenko has crashed out of the Birmingham Traditional following a surprise last-16 defeat to world No.90 Tereza Martincova.

The 2017 French Inaugurate champion suffered a 7-6 (7-4) 4-6 6-2 loss in her first profession meeting with the match qualifier in the grass-court tournament in Edgbaston on Thursday.

Early Newspaper

Czech player Martincova, who furthermore reached the quarter-finals in Nottingham last week, has been rewarded with a last-eight conflict against fourth seed Daria Kasatkina, who defeated Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk 6-2 7-5.

2nd seed Ons Jabeur survived a terror to hassle through with victory over Canadian teen Leylah Fernandez.

The Tunisian used to be reliant on a deciding-position tiebreak to beat her 18-three hundred and sixty five days-outdated opponent, winning 6-4 3-6 7-6 (7-3) against the area No.66.

Russian Anastasia Potapova awaits Jabeur after she eased past France’s Kristina Mladenovic 6-3 6-3.

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Ostapenko out, Jabeur through in Edgbaston