… recovering from failing to initially serve out the contest by holding off Steve Johnson’s late push, 7-5, 6-1, 7-6 (6).
The night-session featured another French fave, Alizé Cornet.
The Nice native posted a bagel to start against No. 13 seed Jelena Ostapenko…
… and bounced back from a shaky second set to oust the 2017 champion, 6-0, 1-6, 6-3.