Posted on July 20, 2021 at 5:44 p.m.
Seeded No. 3 and 6 in the Gdynia event, Irina Begu and Aliaksandra Sasnovich certified for the second spherical. No.11 seed Olga Govortsova was eradicated after a three-hour recreation.
Present in the identical quarter of the desk, Irina Begu, seeded No.3 in the Gdynia event, and Aliaksandra Sasnovich, seeded No.6, will see the second spherical. The Romanian made brief work of the Belgian Ysaline Bonaventure, profitable 6-1, 6-2 in 1:13 by serving 4 aces and saving the 5 break factors that her opponent obtained. She took her serve at 1-0 and 4-1 in the first set and a pair of-2 and 4-2 in the second to affix Poland’s Kawa in the subsequent spherical. As for the Belarusian, she needed to battle for 1h47 to get rid of the Polish wild card Weronika Baszak, 1199th in the world: 1-3, 6-1, 6-2. Sasnovich misplaced his serve twice in the first set however managed to maintain it afterwards. Next opponent: the Ukrainian Kozlova. Seeded No.11, Olga Govortsova took the door by shedding to Germany’s Tamara Korpatsch after a 3:00 battle the place she thought she may win simply after profitable the first set 6-1, however she misplaced the subsequent two 7-5. The two gamers weren’t in an amazing day at the service, with six profitable breaks by Korpatsch and 7 by Govortsova, who notably benefited from ten double faults from her opponent.
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GDYNIA (Poland, WTA 250, clay, € 235,238)
Holder of the title (in Sopot, in 2004): Flavia Pennetta (ITA)
Parrizas Diaz (ESP, n ° 9) – Frech (POL)
Tan (FRA) – Anshba (RUS, LL)
Zanevska (BEL) – Loeb (USA, LL)
Kuzmova (SLQ) – Gracheva (RUS, n ° 7)
Begu (ROU, n ° 3) beats Bonaventure (BEL): 6-1, 6-2
Kawa (POL) beats Mrdeza (CRO, LL): 6-3, 1-6, 6-2
Kozlova (UKR) beats Volynets (USA, WC): 7-6 (3), 6-2
Sasnovich (BIE, n ° 6) beats Baszak (POL, WC): 3-6, 6-1, 6-2
Gorgodze (GEO, Q) beats Zakharova (RUS, LL): 5-7 (5), 6-3, 6-1
Lepchenko (USA) beats Melnikova (RUS, LL): 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3
Kucova (SLQ) beats Radwanska (POL, WC): 6-2, 6-1
Bara (ROU, n ° 10) beats Di Sarra (ITA, Q): 6-3, 1-6, 7-5
Schmiedlova (SLQ) beats Blinkova (RUS, # 5): 6-3, 6-3
Bondar (HUN, Q) beats Olianovskaia (RUS, WC): 7-5, 6-3
Falkowska (POL, LL) b. Bondarenko (UKR, Q): 6-0, 6-2
Korpatsch (ALL) beats Govortsova (BIE, n ° 11): 1-6, 7-5,7-5