Jessica Bouzas Maneiro Defeats Cristina Bucsa to Reach Third Round at Wimbledon

Jessica Bouzas Maneiro has advanced to the third round ever at a Grand Slam

The 21-year-old Spanish tennis player, who pulled off a straight-sets upset of Wimbledon defending champion Marketa Vondrousova in the first round, continued her winning ways at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London on Thursday.

Jessica Bouzas ManeiroBouzas Maneiro defeated fellow Spaniard Cristina Bucsa 7-6 (1), 6-3 and will next play No 31 seed Barbora Krejcikova.

She has dazzled at Wimbledon.

With her first round win over Vondrousova, she became the first player to topple a defending women’s singles champion in the first round since 1994.

She had never won a tour-level match on grass prior to this week.

In the previous round of The Championships, Bucsa, ranked No 64, edged out Romanian Ana Bogdan (6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (5)).

Leave a Reply