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Sports Osaka and Bencic at the carpet, GAUFF abandons

02:50  17 august  2022
02:50  17 august  2022 Source:   sports.fr

San José: GAUFF has fun, Osaka provides

 San José: GAUFF has fun, Osaka provides supplied by Sports.fr Tennis - WTA - San José: Guffe Exposed, Osaka drops a set it obviously had no time to waste. During the night of Tuesday to Wednesday, the American Cori Gauff, 11th world player and seeded n ° 6, qualified for the knockout stages of the WTA 500 tournament in San José in the United States, on hard, after His expeditious victory against the Ukrainian Anhelina Kalinina, 52nd world player, in two sets (6-1, 6-0) and 55 small minutes of play .

Tennis – WTA – Cincinnati : Osaka et Bencic au tapis, Pliskova passe, Gauff abandonne supplied by Sports.fr Tennis - WTA - Cincinnati: Osaka and Bencic at the carpet, Pliskova passes, GAUFF abandons

Always a single victory in the clock for Naomi Osaka since the end of the month April. Falling into the 39th world rank, the Japanese woman passes through her summer summer tour on hard, with a defeat in the second round in San Jose, and at the entrance to Toronto and Cincinnati. In Ohio, the old n ° 1 underwent the law of the Chinese Shuai Zhang, 44th, on the score of 6-4, 7-5. Despite her 10 aces on the clock, she lost her service three times: from first set, and she was never able to return, then at 1-1 and 5-5 in the second. Zhang then concluded on a white game, and it is so she who will face the Russian Alexandrova. Another big name fell this Tuesday in the first round, in the person of the Olympic champion and world n ° 11, Belinda Bencic. The Swiss was eliminated by the Romanian Sorana Cirstea, who won 6-2, 6-7, 6-4 in 2:38, in a match marked by seven breaks. The world 40th easily won the first set, then lost the second 7-3 in the tie-break after being two points from the match, before finally winning this meeting thanks to a last round entrance break.

Tennis-WTA-Toronto: Table

 Tennis-WTA-Toronto: Table © Panoramic Toronto Illustration 220420 Discover the Toronto WTA 1000 table, which will be the first importance meeting to the US Open. IGA Swiatek and almost all of the world top 10 hope to make a good impression on it. The headliners of female tennis will all be there. As every year pair, Toronto will host the first of two WTA 1000 tournaments serving as a dress rehearsal before the US Open, with Danielle Collins who will be the only member of the Top 10 to be missed.

GAUFF twists its ankle and abandons

X1 The world n ° 12 Coco Gauff also took the door, but it is for her abandonment. While led 5-3 in the first set against Marie Bouzkova, the American twisted her ankle and then lost five games in a row. Eleven days from the start of the US Open, the Floridian wanted to take any risks and decided to throw in the towel. Finally, Karolina Pliskova, seeded n ° 14, has respected the logic by dominating Venus Williams on the score of 7-5, 6-1, despite an irregular service (8 aces, 6 double-fautes), and after having been led 4-2 in the first set. Then the rain was invited and the other meetings were interrupted. X1

Osaka loses to Zhang, Gauff quits with injury at Cincinnati .
MASON, Ohio (AP) — Four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka was eliminated by Shuai Zhang, 6-4, 7-5, in the first round of the Western & Southern Open on Tuesday. The tournament outside Cincinnati lost another big name, Coco Gauff, when she retired from her match against qualifier Marie Bouzkova with a left ankle injury. Gauff had her ankle taped after the first set and dropped out after the first game of the second set. The marquee matchThe tournament outside Cincinnati lost another big name, Coco Gauff, when she retired from her match against qualifier Marie Bouzkova with a left ankle injury. Gauff had her ankle taped after the first set and dropped out after the first game of the second set.

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