The debut of Czechs Petra Kvitova and Karolina Pliskova in the main draw of the WTA 500 in Adelaide 2 finished in various ways for them. While the very first made the problem of the 12th seed and also handled to progress in the competition, the other did not keep the momentum after damaging the qualification and relapsed today.
Kvitova started her journey in the battle of Wimbledon champions versus Kazakh Elena Rybakina and also managed to seal the triumph in straight collections, with partials of 6/3 and also 7/5. She currently waits on whoever passes from the fight between the Chinese Qinwen Zheng, coming from the quali, and the lucky-loser North American Shelby Rogers.
Encountering the North American Danielle Collins in the first round of the major draw, Pliskova saw the 10th fave in the competition verify her condition with a victory by 2 sets to 0, noting the last rating of 6/2 and also 6/4, after 1h17 of confrontation.
In the 2nd round, the North American will determine forces with another rival that originated from the qualifier, the Swiss Jil Teichmann, that overthrew the Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in straight sets, with partials of 7/5 and also 6/4. It will certainly be the third meeting in between them, Collins was defeated in the very first, two years back in Cincinnati, as well as returned in 2014 in Montreal.
Bencic imposes yet an additional loss on Muguruza
Swiss Belinda Bencic also safeguarded a place in the round of 16, defeating Spain’s Garbine Muguruza by 6/3 as well as 6/4 in 1h19 of the suit.
Just too good 👏
2021 finalist @BelindaBencic is up and running in Adelaide with victory over Muguruza!#AdelaideTennis pic.twitter.com/9XYBd7FQPU
— wta (@WTA) January 9, 2023
It was Bencic’s 3rd triumph in four video games versus the competitor on the circuit. She now awaits the victor in between the Latvian Jelena Ostapenko and also the Russian Anna Kalinskaya. Muguruza, on the other hand, experiences the 2nd removal straight in debuts as well as will most likely to the Australian Open without victories at the beginning of the season.