Leila Fernandez removes Angelique Gerber in second round confirms US Open 2021 sensation | Other games | Sports

Naomi played another exciting scene of her brave tennis against Osaka last Friday with the Ecuadorian father, a left-handed Canadian.

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Two days after Naomi fell to Osaka, the young Canadian tennis player along with Ecuadorian father Leila Fernandez advanced to the US Open (US Open) quarterfinals after defeating another former world number one Angelique Gerber on Sunday.

Fernandez, who turned 19 this Monday, defeated German Gerber 4-6, 7-6 (7/5) and 6-2 in two hours and 14 minutes to the delight of the Louis Armstrong runway. In New York.

The Canadian left-hander, who played in another spectacular display of his fancy tennis against Osaka last Friday, is the US Open champion and has amassed a set against him.

“I was very happy. I was lucky in yesterday’s doubles match and it took me down from the clouds

The Canadian, along with his father from Ecuador and a mother of Philippine descent, was slow to get into the game, giving the first set to Gerber, 33, and the 2016 U.S. Open champion.

At the time, Fernandez explained, “I looked at my team and said, ‘I’m fine, I’m ready to fight.’

The young woman picked up the second shirt Balance breaking And he used his high physical resistance to achieve the third victory.

Fernandez faces Ukraine’s Elena Svitolina, who won a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics, defeating Romania’s Simona Halep in straight sets.

Conflict against Svitolina “will be very difficult. She is a good player, fighter, attacking, aggressive. I will go to the field to continue to do what I do,” said Fernandez. (D)

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