Aurélie SACCHELLI, printed on Monday March 08, 2021 at 11:41 p.m.
Seeded n ° 6 in Guadalajara, Montenegrin Dnaka Kovinic wanted three units to eliminate Varvara Gracheva within the first spherical.
While the highest feminine tennis participant is taking part in this week in Dubai, some gamers have already most popular to cross the Atlantic to organize for the massive event in Miami on the finish of the month, and play the very first version of the Mexican event in Guadalajara. First seed within the working, Danka Kovinic (n ° 6) struggled, however ended up profitable 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 in 2:24 towards Varvara Gracheva. The two gamers (84th and 94th on this planet) managed six breaks every, and Gracheva might have regrets as a result of she led 6-3, 4-2. But Kovinic tied 4 video games to tie one inning in all places. Then Montenegrin served for the match at 5-4 within the third set, acquiring two match factors. But the Russian saved them, coming again to 5-5, earlier than breaking into the following sport. It is subsequently Kovinic who will face the American Lauren Davis within the subsequent spherical.
GUADALAJARA (Mexico, WTA 250, exhausting outdoors, 197,471 €)
Podoroska (ARG, n ° 1) – Olmos (MEX, Q)
Cocciaretto (MEX, Q) – X.Wang (CHN)
Davis (USA, Q) beats Friedsam (ALL): 7-5, 6-4
Kovinic (MNE, n ° 6) beats Gracheva (RUS): 3-6, 6-4, 7-5
Blinkova (RUS, n ° 3) – Zidansek (SLO)
McNally (USA) – Volynets (USA, WC)
Bouchard (CAN, WC) – Dolehide (USA, Q)
Bolsova (ESP) – Juvan (SLO, n ° 8)
Fernandez (CAN, n ° 7) – Kalinskaya (RUS)
Sharma (AUS, Q) – Dart (GBR, LL)
Kung (SUI, Q) – Stojanovic (SER)
Minnen (BEL) – Sorribes Tormo (ESP, n ° 4)
Hibino (JAP, n ° 5) – Schmiedlova (SLQ)
Zarazua (MEX, WC) – Kawa (POL)
Vandeweghe (USA) – Buzarnescu (ROU)
Bara (ROU) – Bouzkova (RTC, n ° 2)