American 5th Sloane Stephens seed used to be upstaged via Leylah Fernandez, who rallied previous the 2017 US Open champion in 3 units midweek.
Sloane Stephens used to be bundled out of the WTA Monterrey Open as teenage sensation Leylah Fernandez reached the quarter-finals 6-7 (Four-7) 6-Three 6-Three.
Stephens broke via for her first win of 2020 to e-book her spot in Wednesday’s second-round fit following a troublesome begin to the yr.
But the American 5th seed used to be upstaged via 17-year-old Fernandez, who rallied previous the 2017 US Open champion in 3 units midweek.
Fernandez used to be a wonder finalist finally week’s Mexican Open in Acapulco, the place the Canadian reached her maiden WTA decider.
Another quarterfinal for the 17-year-old 🇨🇦@leylahfernandez defeats no.Five seed Stephens, 6-7(Four), 6-Three, 6-Three, at @Abierto_GNP! pic.twitter.com/Fc0A5Xzozk
— WTA (@WTA) March 5, 2020
Elsewhere on the WTA International match, 6th seed Rebecca Peterson defeated Kateryna Bondarenko 7-6 (7-2) 7-Five, 7th seed Wang Yafan outlasted Astra Sharma 7-6 (7-Five) Four-6 6-Three and 9th seed Marie Bouzkova beat Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 6-Four 6-1.