Caroline Garcia qualified Thursday for the semi-finals of the grass tournament in Bad Homburg (Germany) after her victory in two sets (6-3, 7-6) against the German Sabine Lisicki. The Lyonnaise, who had not reached the last four since last March in Lyon, could be opposed to Alizé Cornet for a place in the final.
The German turf gives wings to Caroline Garcia. Unable to chain three victories in a row for nearly four months, the Lyonnaise However, he continues his journey on the grass of Bad Hombourg, where his success in two sets (6-3, 7-6 in 1h58 of play) against the returning Sabine Lisicki allowed him to open the doors of the last four. Again, we had to go back to last March and the defeat of the former French number 1 against the Chinese Zhang in Lyon to find traces of Garcia’s presence in the semi-finals. She had only played one this season. The 75th in the standings could also face another Frenchwoman for a place in the final. In the next round, the recent winner of Roland-Garros in doubles alongside Kristina Mladenovic could indeed find herself facing Alizé Cornet if the Niçoise creates the feat against the German Angelique Kerber. However, a final on the circuit, Garcia has been waiting for one in singles for three years and his victory in Strasbourg.
Against Cornet in the semi-finals?
Flying into her second semifinal of the season ✈️
—wta (@WTA) June 23, 2022
That same year, the former member of the Top 5 (she was world number 4) had won her seventh and last title to date, in Nottingham. The lawn therefore seems to bring him luck. Admittedly, she will still have to win two games to have the pleasure of lifting a trophy again. But she seems capable of it this week. Just look at how she got rid of Lisicki on Thursday. Garcia made a particularly strong impression in the first set. She then suffered on the other hand. Especially in the tiebreak of the second set, since the French had to dismiss two set points in favor of the former number 35 in the standings, now 412th. The threat averted, the Lyonnaise only needed a match point to finish the job. And make an appointment at Cornet for a possible half-cent-percent French on the lands of Lisicki and Kerber. We only ask that.