Maria Sakkari has made significant progress in her career both in the Qatar Open which is in progress as well as in her ongoing career. In today’s fight, she beat No. 36 German Julia Goerges 6-4 6-3 (2-0) in the sets making few mistakes (13 winners and just 6 effortless errors).
Shakkari allowed a counterattack in the first set that brought her opponent from 4-0 to 4-3 but she quickly recovered and cut her opponent’s lead to 2-0 in 22 minutes. With that success, she also sealed her place in the top 20 of the world rankings, earning $ 605,000 and 900 points, while also setting a personal record.
With the qualification, the top tennis player of our country passes to the second round of the Doha tournament and is expecting the winner of the match between the players Misaki Doi and Tereza Martincova.