At the WTA tournament in Lyon, Anna-Lena Friedsam manages the jump under the last eight. In doing so, she surprisingly defeats a local heroine.
Tennis player Anna-Lena Friedsam celebrated her biggest success of the year so far at the WTA tournament in Lyon and has reached the quarter finals.
The world rankings-136th beat the second seeded local hero Kristina Mladenovic 6:3, 6:3 in the eighth-finals of the hard court tournament. In the $275,000 event, Friedsam will meet Viktoria Kuzmova (Slovakia/no. 8) in the round of the last eight.