Elina advanced to her fourth quarterfinal this season. In the first round she defeated a qualifier Viktoria Kamenskaya, 6-4 0-6 6-1, and Romanian Alexandra Kadantu in the second, 6-3 6-3.

Elina finished a match in one hour and a half with two aces, 33 winners and converted five of nine breakpoints. In the quarterfinal Elina will face 5th seed Sorana Cirstea. The pair have met last year at Roland Garros: Elina lost only four games to her opponent.