Iga Świątek lost to Latvian Jelena Ostapenko 4: 6, 3: 6 in the 1/8 final of the prestigious WTA Tennis Tournament in Indian Wells. The Polish woman did not win a rematch for their previous match defeat in 2019 in Birmingham.
விwiątek, sown with number two, played better so far in California, beating Croatia’s Petra Martic and Russia’s Veronica Gudarmetova without losing the set. Today she was in first place She set up 4: 3 and received her service, but to no avail. By breaking the Latvian service she started the second game and took the lead 3: 1, but the rival won the next five games.
The previous day, ąwiątek had been knocked out of the doubles, in which he played with American Bettani Medek-Sands.
Magda Linette and Magdalena Fresh were eliminated in the second round and Katargina Kawa in the qualifying round. Alija Rosolska, who played with Nao Hipino of Japan, lost in the first round of the doubles.
In Indian Wells, Hubert Harkas finished eighth in the game. He was called up in the first round by fate, then eliminated Australian Alexei Bobrin and American Francis Diafo. He did not lose a single set in either match. In the 1/8 final, the opponent of the Polish tennis player was Russian Aslan Karachev.
Traditional California Party – Due to its richness and high prize pool, it is often called the fifth trick of the Grand Slam. It takes place in March, but due to the Govt-19 epidemic, last year’s edition was canceled and this year’s edition was postponed to October. The total prize money for the WTA and ATP tournaments is $ 16.7 million.
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