Former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko completed the second round lineup in the Czech event in Ostrava on Wednesday, running down Croatian fifth seed Petra Martic 6-3, 6-1.

Ostapenko, playing on a wild card entry, ended a two-match loss streak to Martic .

The 2017 Roland Garros winner, ranked 44th, took victory in just under an hour indoors, producing 30 winners to 15 unforced errors . 

Martic limited her errors to 15 but could find a mere nine winners; Ostapenko next plays Ons Jabeur of Tunisia.

Greek Maria Sakkari accounted for top seed Elina Svitolina 6-3, 6-3, with the Ukrainian 6-3, 6-3 losing serve five times in just over an hour. 

Maria Sakkari beat top seed Elina Svilolina Photo Anne Parker International Sports Fotos Ltd

Former No. 1 Victoria Azarenka took two and a quarter hours to go through for a 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 comeback win into the quarters over Czech Barbora Krejcikova, ranked 85th.

Fourth seed Azaranka fired six aces while breaking the local four times.


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