Romanian tennis player Mihaela Buzarnescu qualified on Thrusday for the quarter finals of the Winners Open tournament, the first WTA tour in central-western Cluj-Napoca, equipped with prizes worth 235,238 US dollars, after dispatching Spanish player Lara Arruabarrena with 6-3, 7.5
Buzarnescu (33 years old, #170 WTA) obtained the victory after an hour an 35 minutes.
Mihaela Buzarnescu now has 4-1 in the direct matches with Arruabarrena, after winning once again this year, in February, with 6-4, 6-3 during the first tour of the Australian Open, Agerpres informs.
Buzarnescu ensured a 5,800 US dollars cheque and 60 WTA points.
In the quarters in Cluj-Napoca, Buzarnescu will face off Kristyna Pliskova (29 years old, #123 WTA), who passed Polish player Katarzyna Kawa on Thursday, with 6-4, 6-4.
The only direct match which ended with Mihaela's victory, with 6-2, 6-3, was in 2018, during the quarters in Prague, the Czech Republic.