(Granby) Aleksandra Wozniak reached the semifinals of the National Bank Challenger, Friday afternoon. It’s good news. But the best news is that she is improving with every game.
The native of Blainville was right in the Belgian An-Sophie Mestach, 203rd player in the world and former member of the top 100, 6-1, 6-3. And she played excellent tennis.
“I’m happy with my progress this week, Wozniak explained. Every game I feel approach me a little more quality game that I had when I was at my best. I’m rebuilding my game, but my trust, and I’m really happy to be back in the semifinals. ”
Wozniak, former 21st player in the world, dominated his opponent in all facets of the game.
“But in return of service that I have been most effective. This is a girl who has an excellent fly and I did not let the chance to prove it by attacking him constantly. ”
Wozniak was also pleased to have played big tennis an end to end of the match.
“I did not have hollow as in my second round match. If I want to take my place in the sun, I have to be consistent. ”
In the semifinals, Wozniak appointment with American Jennifer Brady, third favorite and 147th player in the world.
“It’s fun to meet in the semifinals of a tournament. I am happy with my week so far I’m happy to play every day. I need this.”
She still thinks she should use it.
“Clearly, I need to improve this part of my game,” she said.
In the evening, Françoise Abanda was literally humiliated by Olga Govortsova, sixth favorite and 167th player in the world, 6-0, 6-1 in the sleeves.
Earlier this year, the Quebec defeated the Belarusian part of a Federation Cup match. But on Friday, nothing, but then nothing worked.
In the semifinals, Govortsova has an appointment with the American Melanie Oudin.