After Shining in Miami, with runners-up in doubles tennis Louisa Stephanie It ended in its first tournament of the tournament, also disputed in the United States. He is local Haley carter Overcome by check Lucy Hedecka I Mary Buzkova For 2 sets to 0, with portions of 6/2 and 6/4.
Louisa and Hayley debuted on clay in 2021, ending the hard court season at the start of the season. The American competition is played on “Every Thru”, the so-called green clay. And it serves as a preparation for a clay tour in Europe, which will conclude Roland Garros, Second Grand Slam Of the season.
“It was a difficult day. Unfortunately, we did not arrive with the best preparation. We arrived here last night, after a long car ride and we had very little time today to identify the court, which had a different floor.” Is. These are the things. It happens. The opposing pair played very well and deserved the win.
Despite the initial decline, Louisa must maintain the 26th position in the WTA doubles rankings, the best position for Brazil in the history of the list created in 1975.
After the sequence of the games in Miami and the debut in Charleston, Louisa will have a few days to rest, before representing the Brazilian team in the Billie Jean King Cup, the new name for the Fed Cup. Brazil will face Poland, which is away from home. Between 16th and 17th. After that, his calendar competed in Stuttgart, Madrid, Rome and Roland Garros.
Earlier, this Wednesday, the Brazilian Dumplist will receive a vaccine against Compeed-19 in Tampa (USA), where it has its base at Saddlebrook Academy.
Czech Petra Kvitova, seeded third and in the sixth by Spanish Garbine Muguruza, won her debut, which was already straight into the second round. Kvitova defeated Australian Storm Sanders 7/6 (7/4) and 6/2, while the Spaniard defeated Polish Magdalena Frech 6/1 and 6/3. Still for the first round, American Sloan Stephens, the former number three in the world, overtook Chinese Xinyu Wang 6/2 and 6/4 and advanced to the second round.