Louisa Stephanie Debut with Miami Tournament – Sports

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Brazilian tennis players Louisa Stephanie Started with a win Miami tournamentlevel of WTA 1000, This Friday, in the United States. He and american Haley carter Beat kazakh Elena Rybkina And greek Maria Sakkari For 2 sets 0, With portions of 6/1 and 6/4, and advanced to the round of 16.

“Great win. They play really well from the bottom and we had to be aggressive on the net. It’s very windy today and it was a bit more difficult in the service game. The court was slower than the other tournaments we played. . It was a difficult start, even though those two are simplified, “commented Louisa, the lead Brazilian in doubles on the World Circuit.

In this order, the confrontation between Brazil and the American will face the winners Ajla Tomaljanovic I Heather watsonFrom Australia and England respectively, and a partnership formed by the Russians Anna Kalinskaya And by Slovak Viktoriya Kuzmova.

“Our focus is now on the next challenge and the rivals will leave the game of four more simple players, who will only face on Saturday. Therefore, we will have a few more days of training to use more in the courts.” Guessed Brazil.

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In the other women’s section of the tournament, the favorites did not disappoint. No.1 in the world, Australian Ashley Barty Overcome maya Kristina Kukova For 6/3, 4/6 I / 5. In the third round, she will face Latvian Jelena OstapenkoChampion of Roland Garros In 2017.

Fifth place in the ranking, Ukrainian Elena Svitolina Overtakes american Shelby Rogers For 3/6, / 5 I 6/3. Your next opponent will be russian Ekaterina Alexandrova. Miami will have a strong clash in third round: Belorean Victoria Azarenka Before german Angelique Kerber, Two former ranking leaders.

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On friday too, polish Inga Swatrak, Roland Garros, current champion of Switzerland Belinda Bencic, British Johanna Conta And belorussian Aryna sabalenka.

In the men’s division, still for the first round, they won the Croatian Marin Cilic, American Tennis Sandgren, Björn Fratangelo I Denis Kudla And australian Thansi Kokkinakis I Jordan ThompsonBetween, highlights. South African Kevin anderson, A two-time Grand Slam runner-up, was eliminated in his debut.

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