US Open: Maria Sakkari qualifies to the next round of the competition

With an excellent performance, the 22-year-old Greek tennis player, Maria Sakkari, qualified for the first time in her career in the US Open Round 3, held in New York City.

The 22-year-old champion won Arina Rodionova from Australia with 7-5 and 6-3 sets and now she will face Venus Williams on Saturday afternoon, for the next phase of the event. Sakkari managed to react to Rodionova’s initial lead by 2-0 and to take the first set with 7-5, while in the second she was 2-0 and 3-2, to reach the final 6-3, which gave her the historic victory.

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