PALERMO, Sicily — High seed Daria Kasatkina superior to the quarterfinals of the Palermo Open with a snug 6-3, 6-1 win over fellow Russian Tatiana Prozorova on Thursday.
Kasatkina will probably face a more durable check towards fifth-seeded Jasmine Paolini, whom she is going to meet within the quarter-finals after the Italian rallied to beat Dayana Yastremska 2-6, 6-4, 6-2.
Third-seeded Mayar Sherif additionally superior on the purple clay courts at Nation Time Membership. She knocked out Sofya Lansere 6-3, 6-3.
Sherif will face Camila Osorio within the final eight after the Colombian participant recovered from a tricky first set to defeat Erika Andreeva 6-7(3), 6-0, 6-2.
Within the different quarter-finals, it is second-seeded Qinwen Zheng towards seventh-seeded Emma Navarro and Sara Sorribes Tormo towards Clara Burel.
The Related Press contributed to this report.