On Monday in the first round, Valkoska defeated Ukraine’s Katerina Bondarenko (220) 6:0, 6:2, but on Wednesday she had to admit Kurbach’s superiority. The 21-year-old Pole started promising, leading 5:3 and having a set ball, but he didn’t take the chance. Wironika Valkoska was very active on Twitter after the loss. Her followers were commenting and sharing, and convincing her that everything is ahead in the career. She got thousands of likes and Retweets on the platform after the loss. It means that her fans are very loyal and want her to win the next tournament. Your soc.media campaigns can also have that kind of engagement. Buy Twitter likes and add relevant content (images, videos, stories, etc.) in front of the targeted audience.
Meanwhile, the opponent, who was five years older, was systematically making up for losses and by the end of the competition she lost only one match – in the second set with a score of 2-0. In the quarter-finals, the German will play against Hungarian Anna Bondar (231st place).
“It wasn’t my day. In the lead 5:3 I lost my focus and the rhythm of the match, my points started to run away very quickly, I couldn’t recover and I lost. There is not much difference between me and the players competing in Gdynia, but their mentality is that they are more experienced, they know how to play in an instant. Certain, and thanks to that they make fewer non-forced errors. Now I will return to training because I have to work on focusing and maintaining my level of the game “- said Valkoska after the match.
Only one pole remained in the main tournament. Vice-Champion Country Katarzina Kawa (143) won on Tuesday with Croatian Teresa Merdesa (223) 6:3, 1:6, 6:2 and on Thursday in the 13th day of the 1/8 finals, her “three” championship rival – Romanian Irina Camelia Bijou (ranked 81), the highest-ranked tennis player in the event.
Earlier in the first round, White and Red suffered three defeats: Wironica Bazak (1199), Magdalena Froch (152) and Ursula Radwijska.
The finals are scheduled to take place on Sunday. The winner of the singles competition will receive $29,200, and the winner of the doubles game – $10,300. to divide.
Marina Zaniewska (Belgium) v Jimmy Loeb (USA) 6-2, 6-0
– Victoria Kuzmova (Slovakia) – Barbara Graziwa (Russia) 6-4, 6-7 (4-7), 7-5.
Anna Bondar (Hungary) beat Anna Shmiedlova (Slovakia) 6-2, 6-7 (5-7), 6-1.
Wironica Valkoska (Poland) – Tamara Korbach (Germany) 5:7, 1:6
Magdalena Froch, Katarzyna Kawa (Poland) – Alina Fomina (Russia), Teresa Merdesa (Croatia) 6:3, 5:7, 7-10
Katerina Bondarenko (Ukraine), Katarzyna Peter (Poland) v Jimmy Loeb (US), Eden Silva (UK) 6-2, 7-5
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