July 15, 2016

GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) French Open junior champion Rebeka Masarova advanced to the quarterfinals of her first senior tour event, the Ladies Championship Gstaad in her native Switzerland on Friday.

The 16-year-old Masarova, ranked No. 797, won her second-round match 7-6 (2), 4-6, 6-2 against Anett Kontaveit, a 20-year-old from Estonia ranked No. 92.

Masarova debuted on the WTA Tour on Thursday by beating former No. 1-ranked Jelena Jankovic of Serbia in three sets.

In Saturday's quarterfinals, Masarova will play Annika Beck of Germany, who had two wins on Friday in the rain-affected clay-court event.

The fifth-seeded Beck beat Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-1 in the second round after completing a first-round win against Marina Erakovic of New Zealand.

Third-seeded Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands also won twice on Friday.

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