World number four Iga Swedish, who finished second at the BNP Paribas Open in India Wells, defeated Petra Martikova 6:1 6:3 in the third round, while former champion and 11th seed Simona Halep Marta held near the first set. 7-6 (2) 6-1 Costco before the procedure.
As usual, when I come back here, I feel better. Being healthy again and competing at that level is so much fun. Playing here in October is very special. I missed tennis this year because I had an injury and couldn’t play in tournaments for several months. I came here a little more aggressively than usual and tried to improve my game and myself. Simona Halepova
The 20-year-old Pole won two titles this year and hopes to qualify for three places in the California desert.
“I am very happy, first of all I have more energy and motivation, because it is the first thing for me.” [full] He said, “The annual tour and I don’t really know if I can stand the game all year round without breaks. We don’t have any breaks because of the Olympics.
“I took four days off mid-season, and that’s enough to keep me motivated until the end of the season.”
The Swede is seventh in the WTA Final for Porsche and has the potential to create a season-ending event.
“But playing in the WTA Finals is really something special,” Sweetek said. “You know, I never thought about it before, because I usually focus on playing better Grand Slam tournaments.
“But right now, when we really get to the end of the race, and we’re getting close to this match, I’m excited.”
“On the one hand, I really want to qualify and that’s very exciting for me.
“However, even though this match is not going well, I know I still have some chances to get more points.”
“I’m very happy because I have more strength. I don’t have injuries. As the season ends, many players come to terms with it.
Swede Martic took 71 minutes and Begum rejected the first set, because Grodd added 3 sets of points to the board, winning 9 of his first 10 matches against World No. 45.
From there, the second group switched to Poland No. 1 is too complicated. Martic broke it twice after falling back 6:1, 3:0, then denied her the chance to serve, but the Swede broke away from the leading winner to advance safely. To the third round after the sixth time.
And the witness advanced to the 25th meeting with the publication Veronika Gutermeva, who faced the whole Russian case 6-2 6-3 against Ludmila Samson.
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Meanwhile, Halep won his 10th desert appearance in two sets at Costcom, his first since his split from longtime coach Darren Cahill was announced late last month.
At 3:1 at the start of the first set, Halep stayed in the opening twice and then moved on to the next secret.
After Halep scored 6 of the first 7 points and 1:1 to 5 points, he completed the first set in one hour, then broke twice in the second minute to secure victory within 93 minutes.
“As always, when I come back here, I feel better,” she later said. “Being healthy again and competing at this level is so much fun.
Playing here in October is very special.
“I miss tennis this year because I had an injury and could not play in tournaments for several months.
“I came here with a little more force than usual and tried to improve myself and myself.
“My position is not good, but I will continue to work. It is a pleasure to win the Indian Wells Championship.”
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Elsewhere, Indian Wells semi-finalist Elena Svitolina from 2019 defeated Teresa Martinkova at the start of her strong career, and on Friday defeated Ukraine No. 4 6-2 7-5.
In the first match between the duo, it took Svitolinova only 68 minutes to defeat the 68th unit deployed in the world, she got 80 percent of the first points for serving and broke the serve 5 times during the match, but she took first place. Czech Republic. the second group.
A successful throw-in gave the Ukrainians a break in the opening game, from there they advanced 4: 0, and when Martinkova received his hand, Svitolina’s first set could not stop the steam strike.
Things started to get complicated in the second, when Svitolina went for 2:1 and 4:3, but each time Martinkova missed on the spot, helping the Ukrainians double the errors to break better. No seeds. Number 4 elegantly crossed Court Pass 6.5 once again encasing its reputation and making no mistake in handing the match.
Svitolina has now outpaced Japan’s Misaki Doi 6-2 6-3.
Russian ninth seed Anastasia Pavlochenko won the second round when she defeated American Madison Keys 6-3 6-1.
The Roland Cross 2021 final is currently ranked 11th in the world rankings. 8 players qualified.
The Russian bombed Keys in the last 58 minutes and was not in danger of getting a break in the match.
Another player looking for a place in the WTA Final, 14th seed Ellis Mertens, was upset by Italian loser Yasmine Pavolini, who stunned Belgium 3-6 6-4 6-4, 2H49. Minutes
Mertens is 10th in the Porsche race to the final, but Paolini is on the rise this season and also won his first singles title at the WTA circuit in Port Rose at 63rd in the world.
Latvia’s No. 24 Jelena Ostapenko won on Friday by defeating Chih Su Wei of Chinese Taipei 6-3, 6-0 in the space of an hour.
In the second game of the second round in the bottom half of the tie on Friday, American Shelby Rogersova lost 6-2, 6-2 with lucky Slovakian Belinda Bencikova, the Swiss resigned due to a knee injury after eighth place. Romanian Irina Camelia Peugeot beat Swiss No. 31 Gilles Deschmann 7-5, 6-1. And Julia Putinseva was eliminated from the number one match of the All-Kazakhstan. 13 Elena Rybakina 6-2 7-6 (5) to play with another Ostapenkova.
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