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Offbeat OJ of Tokyo - Tennis (F): Mladenovic with carpet, swiatek and Krejcikova Easy

13:30  24 july  2021
13:30  24 july  2021 Source:   sport365.fr

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Kristina Mladenovic was eliminated in the first round of the Tokyo Olympic tournament by Spanish Paula Badosa. Qualification on the other hand of Iga Swiatek, Barbora Krejcikova or Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

A little tour and then goes for Kristina Mladenovic at the Tokyo Olympic Tournament. The French, first to enter into the running this Saturday, was eliminated by Spanish Paula Badosa after a match of 2:44: 6-7, 6-3, 6-0. In a big trouble at the service, with seven double-mistakes at the counter and 21 Break balls to defend, the Frenchman won the first set 7-4 at the Tie-Break and lost the second by making Breaker at 1-0 (and By scoring three inner balls) then completely cracked in the third, where it scored only ten points. "Kiki" will now be able to focus on the double, where she will team up with Caroline Garcia. On the favorite side, serial heads # 6, 8 and 13 did not spend a lot of time on the court. Iga Swiatek left only four games at Mona Barthel to win 6-4, 6-4 (two breaks conceded all the same), Barbora Krejcikova took advantage of the abandonment of his opponent Zarina Diyas at 5-2 in The first set, and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova unneached against Sara Errani to win 6-0, 6-1 in 1h06. It also goes for the number of Series No. 15, Elena Rybakina, Samantha Stosur's fall (6-4, 6-2 without having the slightest ball of Break to defend) and for the n ° 14 Maria Sakkari, darling of anett Kontaveit on the score of 7-5, 6-2. Series number 16, Kiki Bertens failed against Marketa Vondrousova (6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in 1h58 '), unlike Belinda Bencic, number 9 series head, which took the best on Jessica Pegula (6-3, 6-3 in 1h21 '), which will return to the second round the local Misaki Doi Step, Renata Zarazua (6-3, 6-2 in 1h26').

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Tokyo Olympic Games (Japan, Olympic Tournament, Hard)

Title Parent: Monica Puig (PRC)

1st Tour

Barty (AUS, N ° 1) - Sorries Tormo (ESP)

Ferro (FRA) - Sevastova (Lat )

Friedsam (ALL) Bat Watson (GBR): 7-6 (5), 6-3

Pavlyuchenkova (RUS, N ° 13) Bat Errani (ITA): 6-0, 6-1

Bencic (SUI , N ° 9) BAT PEGULA (USA): 6-3, 6-3

DOI (JAP) BAT Zarazua (Mex): 6-3, 6-2

Fernandez (CAN) BAT YASTREMSKA (UKR): 6-3, 3-6, 6-0

Krejcikova (RTC, N ° 8) Bat Diyas (Kaz): 5-2 Abandonment

Sabalenka (BLR, N ° 3) - Linette (Pol)

Garcia (FRA) - VEKIC (CRO)


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Peterson (Sue) Bat Sherif (Egy): 7-5, 7-6 (1)

Rybakina (Kaz, N ° 15) Bat Stosur (AUS): 6-4, 6-2

KVITOVA (RTC, N ° 10) - Polini (ITA)

Jorovic (SER) - Van Uytvank (CEL)

Cepede Royg (BY) - Wang (CHN)

Kudermetova (RUS) - Muguruza (ESP, N ° 7)

Pliskova (RTC, N ° 5) - Cornet (FRA)

Suarez Navarro (ESP) - Jabeur (Tun)

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Ostapenko (Lat) - Vesnina (RUS)

Giorgi (ITA) - Brady (USA, N ° 11)

Sakkari (GRE, N ° 14) Bat Kontaveit (East): 7-5, 6-2

Stojanovic (Ser) Bat Hibino (JAP): 6-3, 6-3

shvedova (Kaz) - Tomljanovic (AUS )

Siegemund (ALL) - Svitolina (UKR, N ° 4)

SwItem (POL, N ° 6) BAT BARTHEL (ALL): 6-2, 6-2

BADOSA (ESP) BAT MLADENOVIC (FRA): 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0

Putinseva (Kaz) - Podoroska (ARG)

Aleksandrova (RUS) - Mertens (BEL, N ° 12)

Vondrousova (RTC) BAT BERTENS (PBS, N ° 16): 6-4, 3-6, 6-4

Buzarnescu (ROU) - Riske (USA)

Golubic (SUI) Bat Osorio Serrano (COL): 6-4, 6-1

Zheng (CHN) - Osaka (JAP, N ° 2)

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