Tennis – WTA – Bogotá: Osorio Serrano signs eighth consecutive victory

Posted on April 9, 2022 at 09:05

Aurelie SACCHELLI

Colombian María Camilia Osorio Serrano, the No. 1 seed and defending champion in Bogotá, qualified for the semifinals by beating Russia’s Elina Avanesyan.

María Camilia Osorio Serrano has a boulevard ahead of her to achieve the double in Bogotá and she intends to make the most of her opportunity. The Colombian, 33rd in the world and current champion, is the only seed present in the quarterfinals, and she will see the quarterfinals, after her eighth victory followed by her in the capital of her country. This Friday she dominated Russian Elina Avanesyan (170th) in two sets with a score of 6-1, 6-4 in 1h31. Osorio Serrano notably took advantage of his rival’s five double faults, and broke him four times: at 1-0 and 4-1 in the first set and at 1-3 (he was just broken) and 4-4 in the second. Next opponent: Brazilian qualifier Laura Pigossi, 167th in the world. After qualifying, Tatiana Maria beat Mirjam Bjorklund (6-1, 6-4 in 1h02′). The German will seek a place in the final against the Russian Kamilla Rakhimova. The latter took the best in three sets over Irina Maria Bara (6-3, 4-6, 6-2 in 2h16′).

BOGOTÁ (Colombia, WTA 250, clay, €216,747)
Defending Champion: María Camilia Osorio Serrano (COL)

semifinals
Osorio Serrano (COL, n°1) – Pigossi (BRE, Q)
Maria (ALL, Q) – Rakhimova (RUS)

Quarter finals
Osorio Serrano (COL, no. 1) bat Avanesyan (RUS): 6-1, 6-4
Pigossi (BRE, Q) bat Yastremska (UKR) : 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (3)
Mary (ALL, Q) bats Bjorklund (SUE): 6-1, 6-4
Rakhimova (RUS) Barca bat (ROU): 6-3, 4-6, 6-2

round of 16
Osorio Serrano (COL, no. 1) bats Oz (TUR, Q): 6-3, 7-6 (4)
Avanesyan (RUS) bat Stefanini (ITA) : 6-2, 6-2
Yastremska (UK) bat Errani (ITA) : 6-3, 7-6 (3)
Pigossi (BRE, Q) bats Gorgodze (GEO) : 6-3, 6-2

Bjorklund (SUE) bat Lizarazo (COL, WC) : 6-1, 6-4
Mary (ALL, Q) bat Peterson (SUE, n°3) : 6-1, 6-4
Barca (ROU) Bat Lamens (PBS, Q): 6-0, 0-6, 6-4
Rakhimova (RUS) bat Haddad Maia (BRE, n°2) : 4-6, 6-3, 6-4

1st round
Osorio Serrano (COL, no. 1) bat In-Albon (SUI) : 7-6 (4), 2-6, 2-2 retirement
Ounce (TUR, Q) bat Seguel (CHI, Q): 6-2, 7-5
Stefanini (ITA) Bat Papamichail (GRE): 6-3, 6-4
Avanesyan (RUS) bat dart (GBR, n°8) : 6-1, 6-2

Yastremska (UK) bat Udvardy (HUN, #4) : 7-5, 6-1
Errani (ITA) bat Voegele (SUI) : 6-0, 6-3
Gorgodze (GEO) def. Monroy (COL, WC): 6-0, 6-3
Pigossi (BRE, Q) bat Tan (FRA, no. 5) : 6-4, 6-3

Lizazo (COL, WC) Schmiedlova (SLQ, No. 6): 4-6, 7-6 (1), 6-2
Bjorklund (SUE) one Zarazua (MEX): 6-1, 6-3
Mary (ALL, Q) bats Carle (ARG, Q) : 6-1, 6-2
Peterson (SUE, no. 3) bats Herazo González (COL, WC) : 6-4, 6-3

Lamens (PBS, Q) bat Sharma (AUS, #7) : 6-4, 1-6, 6-4
Barca (ROU) bat Ormaechea (ARG) : 6-3, 7-5
Rakhimova (RUS) bat Krunic (SER) : 6-2, 3-6, 7-5
Haddad Maia (BRE, #2) bat Jani (HUN) : 6-4, 4-6, 7-5

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