Dasha has already reached the quarterfinal of the clay Premier tournament in Charleston, USA. Being the seed No. 3, Dasha began her tournament run in the second round where she defeated the World No. 86 from the USA Christina McHale: 6-3 3-6 6-2. The following third-round match took place today and it was much easier for Dasha. She managed to crash the Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu (World No. 38): 6-2 6-1.
Dasha’s opponent in the quarterfinal of the Volvo Car Open is the World No. 13 from Germany Julia Goerges. The players have already had five matches and Goerges has a 3-2 lead in their head-to-head record. Moreover, she has won two previous matches one of which was the final of the Kremlin Cup last year.