Argentina Solana Sierra continues steadily in the US Open Junior. The 17-year-old and ranked 1105 in the WTA she got rid of 12th seed Elvina Kalieva.
With a final score of 4-6, 6-3 and 7-6 (5), the Mar del Plata dispatched the local tennis player after playing great tennis in the last two rounds. Along the way, she had already triumphed against Matilda Mutavdzic, Ane Mintegi Del Olmo and Sarah Hamner. Both the Spanish and the British are tennis players within the Top 1000.
In the semifinals. Sierra will play Robin Montgomery, number 365 in the world. If she wins, she will be the fourth Argentine to play a Junior final at the US Open after María Emilia Salerni (champion in 2000), Ivanna Madruga (runner-up in 1978) and Claudia Casabianca (champion in 1977).