Canada's Andreescu beats Britain's Swan to reach quarterfinals at Wimbledon warmup

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BAD HOMBURG, Germany — Canada's Bianca Andreescu defeated Britain's Katie Swan 6-4, 6-4 on Wednesday at the Bad Homburg Open grass-court tennis tournament.

Andreescu, from Mississauga, Ont., needed one hour 37 minutes to complete the second-round victory.

She will next face top-seeded Russian Daria Kasatkina in the quarterfinals. Kasatkina, the world No. 13, defeated Germany's Jule Niemeier 6-1, 3-6, 6-1.

The 64th-ranked Andreescu has yet to lose a set at the Wimbledon warmup event.

The 2019 U.S. Open champion opened the tournament with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Italy's Martina Trevisan.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 22, 2022.

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