This Tuesday concluded the second day of the WTA 125 in Buenos Aires where the seeded number 1, Mayar Sherif, debuted. In addition, the Argentine Victoria Burstein and Lourdes Carlé, and the Spanish Andrea Lazaro García appeared. Here, the whole summary.
Another great day of tennis was lived in the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club with the tournament WTA 125 and we will review it below:
Meligeni, Jiménez and You the first winners of the day
In the Central Court, the 16-year-old Argentine Victoria Burstein -16 years from qualifying- made her debut in the WTA box, but Carolina Meligeni made his experience weigh to overcome it by 6-0, 6-0 in just 45 minutes. Beyond the defeat, the Lomense left with good feelings for competing for the first time in a professional tournament. For her part, the Brazilian waits for the local Martina Capurro or the romanian Irina Bara.
On Court 2, Victoria Jimenez -16 years old, No. 1 junior- was left with a solid victory over the Mexican Ana Sofia Sánchez by 6-3, 6-3 on two hours of play, which speaks of a game that was very even beyond the score. In this way, the Andorran will face the Hungarian Anna Bondar on the second wheel.
Xiadio You, the only Asian in the tournament, started with a resounding victory in the first round over the German Jasmin Jebawy 6-1, 6-1 in a hour and half of party to see the faces with Argentina Victoria Bosio or Georgian Ekaterina Gorgodze.
The favorites won: Sherif, Haddad Maia and Pigossi
The Egyptian, and maximum candidate for the title, Return Sherif had to fight to defeat the Spanish Andrea Lazarus by 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(2) in little less than three hours of play. Thus, the number 64 in the world will be measured against the German Katharina Gerlach in the round of 16.
Beatriz Haddad Maia, who achieved an impressive 2021 to be among the 100 best in the world, swept to cross out the Colombian in her debut Emiliana Arango by 6-1, 6-2 on 1h12m and will face the Chilean Daniela Seguel in eighths.
The Olympic medalist Laura Pigossi put your foot on the gas in Buenos Aires to beat the Paraguayan Veronica Cepede Royg by 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 after 2h20m in one of the most attractive matches of the day. Thus, the Brazilian got into the second round to meet the Hungarian Panna Udvardy.
Papamichail cut off Carlé’s sleep
To close the day at the Central Court, it was presented Lourdes Carle before the greek Despina Papamichail, who beat her by 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 in a great game that was played until the end. Argentina’s Solana Sierra will be the European rival in the second round.
Gerlach traced a great game over Gatica
Katharina Gerlach rallied 1-6, 1-4 to eliminate the Chilean Barbara Gatica 1-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4 in 2h45m of play in one of the great games that the day gave away. In this way, the German tennis player will face the top favorite, Mayar Sherif.
Wednesday Order of Play
Martina Capurro (ARG) vs Irina Bara (ROU) – 10:00 – Central Field – R1
Victoria Bosio (ARG) vs Ekaterina Gorgodze (GEO) – 10:00 – Cancha 2 – R1
Diane Parry (FRA) vs Elina Avanesyan (RUS) – 11:30 – Cancha 3 – R2
Daniela Seguel (CHI) vs Beatriz Haddad Maia (BRA) – 12:00 – Central Court – R2
Panna Udvardy (HUN) vs Laura Pigossi (BRA) – 12:00 – Cancha 2 – R2
Anna Bondar (HUN) vs Victoria Jiménez (AND) – 14:00 – Central Court – R2
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Summary Day 2 of the WTA 125 of Buenos Aires