At the Volvo Car Open 2021, WTA event in Charleston, Lauren Davis defeated her countrywoman and former Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin, after a great come back, qualifying for the third round of the American tournament with the final score of 4-6 6-3 6 -4.
Ashleigh Barty, world no.1, defeated Japan's Misaki Doi in straight sets, losing just three games. In the same part of the draw, Cori Gauff defeated Samsonova in three sets for 4-6 6-1 6-4. Former US Open champion, defeated countrywoman Madison Keys in two sets, skipped events in Australia due to COVID-19 positivity.
Stephens won the challenge withe the final score of 6-4 6-4, qualifying for the third round. Out also Elise Mertens, defeated in straigh sets by Alize Cornet. Shelby Rogers needed three sets to overcome Amanda Anisimova. Below the highlights of the match between Lauren Davis and Sofia Kenin.