Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka easily tackled Anastasia Potapova at the WTA 1000 tournament in Madrid. Britain’s Emma Raducano made up for losses in the first set, and in the second set she crushed Teresa Martinkova of Czechoslovakia.

Łukasz Iwanek

Naomi Osaka

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In early March and April, Naomi Osaka (WTA 36) did a great job in Miami. In the final match only I surrendered to Iga Świątek. Thanks to this performance, the Japanese returned to the top 50. On Friday, the first claycourt game of the season was played. He defeated the previous ranking leader Anastazga Potapova 6:3, 6:1 (WTA 78). Osaka delivered at 2:2. Since then, she has won 10 out of 11 matches.

Within 61 minutes, the Japanese sent six aces and scored 19 of 22 on her first pass. I used five points out of nine break points. Osaka sent 15 final hits with 12 forced fouls. Potapua had six straight wins and 20 fouls.

Emma Raducano (WTA 11) won 7:6 (3), 6:0 Teresa Martinkova (WTA 49). In the first set, the Briton was reborn 2:5 and defended two sets in the ninth inning. In the second game she gave her opponent only 11 points. In the 96-minute match, the US Open champion held back seven of his eight break points and exchanged all four break opportunities. Another competitor to Radokan is Marta Kostyuk from Ukraine.

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Garbine Muguruza (WTA 9) won 7:5, 6:2 with Ajla Tomljanović (WTA 38). Both players earned nine overclocking points in 96 minutes. The Spaniard hit twice and scored five points. The former rating leader had 27 final hits with 17 non-forced fouls. Her opponent from Australia scored 11 straight wins and 9 fouls.

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Bianca Andreescu (WTA 111) beat Alison Riske (WTA 42) 6-4, 3-6, 6-0. In a match of 1 hour 56 minutes, the Canadian used six of his 11 break points to break the pace. The 2019 US Open winner’s account contains 27 final hits and 19 unintentional fouls. The American counted 11 straight wins and 14 fouls.

Katerina Siniakova (WTA 51) won in 6:6, 6:4, 6:2 by Anna Kongo (WTA 66) after 1 hour and 49 minutes. In the first set, the Czech girl scored only 11 points, but got up from the knees. Both players scored four breaks throughout the match. Anhelina Kalinina (WTA 37) won 7:5, 6:4 against Sloane Stephens (WTA 43). In the first set, the American player equalized with a score of 5: 5 after defending four sets, but lost two more matches. In the second match, there was one breakout, and the Ukrainian got 2:1.

Sarah Sorribes (WTA 47) defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (WTA 15) 6-3, 2:6, 6-3, Roland Garros 2021 finalist. There were 13 breaks in the match that lasted 2 hours and 21 minutes, Seven Spanish players. . The host country representative scored another seven points (88-81) and will play Osaka in the second round.

Mutua Madrid Open, Madrid (Spain)
WTA 1000, clay, prize pool $6.57 million
Friday April 29

First round of singles:

Garbine Muguruza (Spain, 7) beat Agla Tomljanovic (Australia) 7-5, 6-2.
Emma Radukano (UK 9) vs Teresa Martinkova (Czech Republic) 7-6 (3) 6-0
Sarah Sorribes (Spain) – Anastazga Pavlyuchenkova (13) 6:3, 2:6, 6:3
Bianca Andreescu (Canada) beat Alison Riske (US) 6-4, 3-6, 6-0.
Katerina Sinyakova (Czech Republic) beat Anna Kongo (Croatia) 6-6, 6-4, 6-2
Anhelina Kalinina (Ukraine) – Sloane Stephens (US) 7-5, 6-4
Kaia Kanepi (Estonia, Q) – Linda Frohvertova (Czech Republic) 6-3, 6-4
Naomi Osaka (Japan, WC) – Anastazga Potapova (Q) 6:3, 6:1

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