Elise Mertens has placed itself for the second round at Roland Garros. Our compatriot, the 20th seed in Paris, was not among the market with the Slovenian Tamara Zidansek. The number 60 of the world won in set two to five games in a row and so the set. Mertens straightened the back in the third and won the match: 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 after 2 hours and 7 minutes.
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In the second round, a duel with the sixteen-year-old Frenchwoman Diane Parry (STA 457). That knocked Monday the belarusian Vera Lapko (WTA 102) with 6-2 and 6-4. Parry was awarded the organization a wildcard for the main table. Last year kicking Mertens in the fourth round, her best result in Paris. In the doubles, she plays along with the White-Russian Aryna Sabalenka and they will come out against the German Tatjana Maria and the British Heather Watson.
Elise Mertens is this year, our first compatriot in the second round at the women. Sunday went to Alison Van Uytvanck in the first round out against the Spanish Sara Sorribes Tormo. Kirsten Flipkens will play Tuesday against Monica Puig from Puerto Rico.