Alison Van Uytvanck (WTA-56) this Wednesday for the quarter-finals of the WTA tournament in Austrian Linz ($250,000). The 24-year-old Flemish-Brabant stronger in the second round over the Slovakian kwalificatiespeelster Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (WTA 70). In 2 hours and 41 minutes it was 1-6, 7-6 (7/3) 7-6 (7/5). At 4-5 in the third set, saved Of Uytvanck three match balls.
To a place in the last four Of Uytvanck the winner of the Czech tête-à-tête between lucky loser Kristyna Pliskova (WTA 97) and third seed Barbora Strycova (WTA 29) party. Titelverdedigster Strycova switched earlier in the day Kirsten Flipkens (WTA 51) in the first round with a 7-6 (7/4) 7-6 (7/5).