Seed number two At the beginning of the European Open in Hamburg, Daria Kasatkina was defeated in her first match. Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic prevailed over the world No. 12 in a match that lasted two hours and 34 minutes. While Siniakova won 60 percent of the points she served up with her first serve and 44 percent of the points she served up with her second serve, Kasatkina won 58 percent of the points she served up with her first serve and 32 percent of the points she served up with her second serve.
There were a total of 27 break points throughout the match, with the Czech gaining one more break than her opponent, who only had five. Siniakova is scheduled to compete against Laura Pigossi of Brazil in the second round. In the first round, Pigossi prevailed against Reka Luca Jani of Hungary by a score of 1-6, 6-3, and 6-4.
Hamburg European Open: Barbora Krejcikova dominates.
Barbora Krejcikova, a countrywoman and Siniakova’s partner in the doubles competition, also advanced to the second round. In one hour and 23 minutes, the third-seeded player from the Czech Republic upset the lucky loser from the Netherlands by a score of 6-2 and 6-4.
Krejcikova was successful in winning eighty percent of the points on her first service, and she had four breaks on Lamens’ serve. In addition, she only managed one service break during the entirety of the match. Magdalena Frech of Poland is Krejcikova’s next opponent on the tennis court. Anna Kalinskaya conceded defeat in the first set of her match against Frech, which resulted in Frech advancing to the second round. Frech won the first set 6-1.
Andrea Petkovic, the eighth seed, defeated Tamara Korpatsch, the ninth seed, 6-3, 6-3, in 80 minutes during their first round match, which was an all-German affair. Petkovic will play Misaki Doi in an effort to earn a spot in the quarterfinals of the tournament.
In her first round, Doi earned a 7-6 (10), 6-0 victory over the qualifier Oksana Selekhmetova. Aliaksandra Sasnovich, the fourth seed in the tournament in Hamburg, has also ensured her spot in the round of 16. The first-round match between Sasnovich and the German wildcard Nastasja Schunk was won by Sasnovich by scores of 6-1 and 6-4.
Aliaksandra Krunic or Sabine Lisicki, another German qualifier, will have a chance to take the spot of world no. 35 now that they have both qualified. Alexandra Cadantu-Ignatik of Romania qualified for the tournament and won her first-round match against Nao Hibino of Japan by a score of 6-3, 2-6, and 6-2. She will now compete in the second round.
In the round of 16, Cadantu-Ignatik will compete against Maryna Zanevska, who is the seventh seed. The match between the Belgian and the Bulgarian Viktoriya Tomova in the first round was won by the Belgian on Sunday by a score of 4-6, 6-4, and 6-3. In the first match of the tournament, Rebecca Peterson prevailed over Ukrainian fortunate loser Kateryna Baindl.
The victory came by scores of 6-3 and 6-0 in 78 minutes, and the Swede will now take on either the top seed Anett Kontaveit or Irina Bara. At the European Open in Hamburg, Argentine qualifier Maria Carle defeated Anastasia Potapova to secure a match against the Russian player in the second round.
Carle won the first round match against German wildcard Eva Lys 7-5, 3-6, 6-2, and Potapova won the first round match against sixth seed Varvara Gracheva 7-5, 6-3.