A #69 Bianca Andreescu is in the second round of Berlin WTA 500. This Monday (13), the ez-top 5 beat #63 Katerina Siniakova by 2 against 1, with partials of 6/4, 4/6 and 6/4.
It was Andreescu’s second main draw win on grass in his entire career. His only triumph to date had been at Eastbourne last year. At the time, the 2019 US Open champion beat Christina McHale 2-1 on her debut and then lost to Anet Kontaveit 2-0 in the next round.
This time, the Canadian is still struggling. The two tennis players took turns at all times at the head of the partials. The success of the comebacks ended up prevailing on several occasions over the performances, with 13 breaks recorded.
Andreescu scored seven of the return leg wins. Three of them came in the first set, against two suffered. In the second stage, during which he lost, the first Pause it was yours after 3/4. However, Siniakova won all three Games next, rotated and closed the partial.
Finally, the decisive third set saw the Canadian again register three of the five breaks recorded. A rollercoaster of emotions in which the winner was the one who had managed to open a small but sufficient advantage.
In the next round of bet1 Open, Bianca Andreescu will face one of the biggest favorites for the title. Your opponent will be #7 Karolina Pliskova, 4th seed, who won #41 Kaia Kanepi round. The Czech scored two “tyres” after losing the first set in decisive game.
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