Tennis Ladies Open Hechingen: Other favorites stumble – sport

France’s Victoria Muntian was the final to face Croatia’s Lea Boskovic within the first spherical of qualifying. Photo: Kara


The demise of the favorites continues on the twenty third boso Ladies Open in Hechingen, which has a prize pool of $60,000. Also, on the third day of the match, the primary place gamers have been crushed once more.

After yesterday, Swiss veteran Stefanie Voegele, quantity three, and Czech Anna Siskova, quantity 4, misplaced to Germany’s Mona Barthel on heart courtroom 1:6, 7:5, 4:6. On the second day of the primary spherical, quantity seven Irina Khromacheva was crushed. He misplaced the primary set in opposition to Joel Stuhr of Russia 5-7 earlier than withdrawing on account of harm. Russian fifth seed Diana Schneider additionally needed to concede a 4-6, 4-6 defeat to Italian Stefania Rubini in 74 minutes, the tip of the road within the first match.



The ranks of German gamers are additionally scaling down, with Sturden solely profitable his first match in opposition to his doubles accomplice, Noma Noha Akuge. The wildcard holder defeated her high-ranked Danish opponent Sofia Nami Samavati 6-2, 6-3.

The German’s solely shock defeat was a shock clear end by Tyisia Morderger, who bowed out 2-6, 2-6 to American Vivian Wolff within the qualifiers. On the opposite hand, qualifier Aleksandra Vecic was near success. The 20-yr-previous singer, who additionally performed for TS Hechingen, recovered from the primary set with a rating of 1:6 in opposition to the Czech Michaela Bayerlova and received the second set with a rating of 6:3. But after greater than two and a half hours, he misplaced 4:6 within the last spherical.

Tournament director Thomas Burkle was “positively impressed” by the efficiency of Kathleen Kanev, who received her qualifier in opposition to Gabriela Knutson (0-6; 6-4 and 10-7). Ranked 524th on the earth within the first spherical, even Australian primary Jamie Fourlis, the favourite for the large match, was getting ready to defeat. Kanev performed exceptionally properly within the first set and received clearly 6:2 after 37 minutes.

But Fourlis confirmed the proper response and received the second spherical with a rating of 6:2. In the third set, the 2 dulis met at eye degree; In the tip, the lady “Down Under” narrowly prevailed with a rating of 6:4. If Furlis failed to finish the primary job, the second-ranked Austrian Scindia Kraus met her opponent, then again, the German qualifier Julia Mittendorf, and received clearly 6:4 and 6:0.





Also highly regarded is Russia’s Ekaterina Makarova, who had a robust displaying final week when she received the $25,000 match in Bildechingen. The 26-yr-previous American continued her profitable streak in opposition to Elizabeth Halbauer with a rating of 6:2 and seven:5.

Croatia’s Lea Boskovic additionally carried out properly in opposition to France’s Victoria Muntean 6:2 and 6:4. American Chiara Scholl got here subsequent to Wolff, 6:2; 6:3 in opposition to Kazakhstan’s Anna Danilina, in addition to 6:3, 6:3 in opposition to Greek Sappho Sakellaridi, 7:6, 6:4 in opposition to Germany’s Ella Seidel and Julia Terziyska, and three extra in opposition to Belgium’s Magali Kempen. Italian Jessica Pieri additionally certified for the second spherical in opposition to Switzerland’s Arlinda Rushiti 6:4, 2:6, 6:1.

On this third day of the match, two doubles matches have been held. Czech primary duo Alena Fomina-Klotz/Anna Siskova sensationally misplaced 7-5; 5:7 and 5:10 on Court 6 Romania/USA-American doubles, Oana Gavrila/Elisabeth Halbauer. An actual thriller was additionally the battle between Bayerlova/Potochnik (Slovenia) in opposition to Malygina (Estonia) and Sakellaridi, who defeated the Czech-Slovenian pair 1:6; received with 7:5 and 10:8.

On Thursday, within the second spherical, within the 1/8 finals, an fascinating battle will happen. Already at 11.30, Furlis, who’ve performed within the group, will meet the sturdy Bulgarian Terziyska. At 1:30 p.m., the match’s quantity two is Austrian Kraus in opposition to American lady Scholl, in addition to German Joel Stuhr and his German doubles accomplice Noha Akuge, who must deal with Greek Sakellaridi, for Italian Rubini. wait, assault a.

American Wolff and Slovenian Potocnik will then face one another for a spot within the quarterfinals, not earlier than 15:00. Secret favourite Makarova, who should battle Czech Bayerlova (not earlier than 16.00), in addition to Estonia’s E Malygina and Croatia’s Boskovic (not earlier than 17.00), have the identical aim.

In the ultimate particular person of the day, Germany’s Mona Bartel and Italy’s Jessica Pieri face one another (not earlier than 17.30).


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