Already early morning – nine o clock local time in Chicago – Andrea Petkovic had to issue her first-round match against the Belarussin Olga Goiltotsova. However, the appearance as formerly bird could not affect the Darmstädterin in the Windy City – the recent tennis player recently only 34 years old needed only 77 minutes to conquer the number 136 of the world with 6: 2 and 6: 2.
Against Gototsova, who slipped as Lucky Loser in the main field of the 500-Tournament in Chicago, 109 points were played, Petkovic grabbed 65 – and had a nearly balanced quota at the same time as well as with return games. (about 60 percent).
In the second round of the hard room tournament, either Jessica Pegula (USA / No. 9) or the Polish qualifier Magdalena is naughty on Petkovic.
Only-Sultan: Friedermam in the secondary final
Anna-Lena Friedermam has reached the secondary final in WTA tournament in just-sultan. The 27-year-old from Andernach sat down on Monday at the Hartplatz event in Kazakhstan against the Australian Arina Rodionova in just over two hours with 4: 6, 6: 4, 6: 2.
Friedermam lies in the world ranking ranked 121 and now meets the number two Belgian Alison Van Uytvancck. Second German participant is the Dortmunder Jule Niemeier, who gets it on Tuesday with Vera Lapko from Belarus.