Carla Surez, eighth in the tournament in Luxembourg - La Provincia
Gran Canaria tennis player Carla Suárez debuted successfully in the tournament of Luxembourg, where part as third favorite. She beat the tennis player on Tuesday Czech Kristyna Pliskova by 6-3 and 6-4 in 66 minutes.
The Spanish, who holds the position 24 in the WTA ranking, he achieved second victory before the sister of the current fifth of the world, which he already defeated in Linz (Austria) two years ago. The island always took the initiative before the number 96 of the world ranking.
Carla Suárez only suffered a minor blip in the second partial, when he fit his only serve break, but he solved it chaining two games in a row with 4-4 on the scoreboard. His next rival came out of the duel between the Canadian Eugenie Bouchard and the Hungarian Timea Babos.
On this day of the Luxembourg tournament debuted also the Hispanic-Venezuelan Garbiñe Muguruza. To second seed of the competition was enough add a 'break' in each set and protect their service throughout the game to seal their pass to the second round, where they will be favorites again Ukrainian Dayana Yastremska wave American Varvara Lepchenko.
In another vein, Fernando Verdasco qualified for the second round of Stockholm tournament, scoring for the ATP and that is disputed on hard track 'indoor', after defeating this Tuesday without problems to the Australian Matthew Ebden by 6-4 and 6-2.
The Madrilenian, eighth seed in the Swedish capital and semifinalist last yearIt did not have a simple premiere because his rival, 40 of the world, it came to shine in the 1,000 Masters of Shanghai (China) where he reached the quarter finals, falling to the Croatian Borna Coric.
The ocean player demonstrated it at the beginning and with a early 'break' was placed with a dangerous 4-1 on the scoreboard but the southpaw reacted forcefully and he took the five following games to take the first part of the match.
In a second, Fernando Verdasco controlled better the match from the beginning, thanks to another break that put him ahead. Sign with the serve, his fourth 'break' allowed him to close his ticket without problems to the second round.
Also note that Spanish Albert Ramos surpassed with solvency his debut in the Antwerp tournament (Belgium), scoring for the ATP and that is disputed on covered hard court, after prevailing this Tuesday to the French Stephane Robert in two sets for a double 6-4.
Although the Frenchman had taken the previous duel between the two in the grass of Wimbledon, this time the Barcelonian player It showed itself very solid against a rival who entered the main draw as 'lucky loser' and with more pace for having played the previous one.