Charleston Open: Amanda Anisimova, Alize Cornet, Paula Badosa rating 3-set wins


Tenth-seeded Elena Rybakina was the one seed to crash out on the opening day of predominant draw play on the Charleston Open on Monday. The Kazakh retired with an sickness in her first-round match in opposition to American Cathy McNally after dropping the opening set 6-4.

Within the second spherical, McNally will play both Anastasija Sevastova or Anastasia Potapova. Spain’s Paula Badosa arrange a second-round conflict in opposition to fifth seed Belinda Bencic. Badosa received 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 in opposition to Varvara Gracheva.

Amanda Anisimova additionally made a comeback from a set down in her first-round match in opposition to Magda Linette. The Thirteenth-seeded American received 5-7, 6-2, 6-3 after precisely two hours of play. In the meantime, on the high of the draw, top-seed Ashleigh Barty will tackle Misaki Doi within the second spherical.

Doi defeated Yaroslava Shvedova 6-3, 6-3 within the first spherical. Doi’s compatriot, Kurumi Nara will play ninth seed Marketa Vondrousova within the second spherical. Nara received her first spherical in opposition to Francesca Di Lorenzo of america, 6-2, 6-2.

Veronika Kudermetova, seeded fifteenth within the draw, ousted one other American, qualifier Desirae Krawczyk within the first spherical. The Russian received 6-1, 6-2 in simply 54 minutes. Within the second spherical, Kudermetova may play both Mexican Renata Zarazua or American wildcard Emma Navarro.

Marie Bouzkova and Ajla Tomljanovic will play the second spherical after coming by way of their respective openers. The seventeenth seed from the Czech Republic defeated Timea Babos 6-2, 7-5 whereas the Australian ousted Christina McHale 6-3, 6-0.

Charleston Open: Yulia Putintseva staves off late fortunate loser

Within the second half, Polish qualifier Magdalena Frech arrange a second-round match in opposition to sixth seed Garbine Muguruza. Frech superior after successful her first spherical in opposition to fellow qualifier, Grace Min of the US, 6-2, 6-4.

Yulia Putintseva additionally moved into the second spherical after a 7-6(8), 6-4 win over fortunate loser Harriet Dart. Dart changed Andrea Petkovic within the draw after the 2014 Charleston Open champion was pressured to exit the occasion with an harm to her decrease again.

The Eleventh-seeded Putintseva will play compatriot Zarina Diyas for a spot within the third spherical. Diyas defeated qualifier Natalia Vikhlyantseva 6-3, 6-1. Australian qualifier Storm Sanders has booked a second-round assembly in opposition to third seed Petra Kvitova.

Sanders acquired previous fellow qualifier Asia Muhammad 6-2, 6-4. Alize Cornet, in the meantime, claimed a three-set win over Bernarda Pera to achieve the round-of-32. The Frenchwoman notched a 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 comeback win after two hours and 53 minutes of play, and can subsequent tackle seventh seed Elise Mertens.

Lastly, Lauren Davis accomplished the checklist of winners on the Charleston Open on Monday. Davis received the American derby in opposition to Madison Brengle 6-4, 6-2 and can contest one other derby, in opposition to the second-seeded Sofia Kenin to attempt to attain the third spherical.


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