Sorribes, to the semifinals with a resounding victory against Zhang

Sara Sorribes is in the best year of a professional career that began very young in 2012. At the age of 24, the Castellón-born woman, since this Thursday number 41 in the world, his highest position, reached the semifinals of Tennis in the Land, in Cleveland (United States), roundly beat the 32-year-old Chinese and 49th in the ranking, Shuai Zhang 6-3 and 6-1 in 75 minutes.

It is the seventh time she has entered the penultimate round of a WTA tournament, after Bad Homburg, Monterrey and Guadalajara, where she was champion, this same year, and Umag in 2019 and Gstaad and Bogotá in 2017. Wait for a rival: the Czech Siniakova, who beat her precisely in Bad Homburg, or the Estonian Kontaveit.

Sorribes touched perfection in a first set in which he only committed three unforced errors and two in the second.. When it looked like Zhang was waking up, he ran her over with good defenses, serves to the body, cut setbacks and plenty of mobility.

“I’m enjoying”

“I’ve heard some ‘let’s go’ somewhere, so thank you. This season is being amazing for me and I am enjoying tennisI hope this continues. I have found a way to push her more and more and I am happy because Zhang is a very good player, ”said Sorribes.

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