Once more, Alycia Parks has demonstrated why people should follow her. No. was defeated by the American rising quickly. Petra Martic, the fourth seed, won 6-2, 2-6, 7-6(3) to reach the quarterfinals of the Open 3ème Sens Métropole de Lyon for the second time in her career.
All of them took place at crucial points in the game. With her back to the court, Parks executed a lunging tweener-lob that was unquestionably a contender for shot of the year after losing a one-sided first set. The 22-year-old was able to hold for a score of 3-2 in the second as she won the tiebreaker and took control.
Martic was prevented from holding for a 3-2 lead in the third set by amazing net reactions; Parks, on the other hand, defeated Croatia and went on to win every game. She is going to play either the No. In Lyon, Danka Kovinic, a 7-seed, or Anna Bondar.