Even if it took her three sets, Caroline Garcia, fourth player in the world, made a success of her entry into the running at the Adelaide 2 tournament.
She ended up getting out of it. The French Caroline Garcia, fourth player in the world and seeded n ° 4, made a success of her entry in the running, on the side of the WTA tournament of Adelaide 2 in Australia, against the Czech Katerina Siniakova, 48th player in the world, in three rounds (6 -3, 3-6, 7-5) and 2:17 into the game. In the first set, the Czech lost her first two serves, only to find herself trailing 5-0. At 5-1, the French got three set points, before losing one of her two advantages. It was only a postponement and it was on his next serve that the Habs ended up having the last word (6-3). In the second set, the two players tied for the first five games. At 3-2, Katerina Siniakova got a first break point, before saving two in stride. Finally, just after and at the best of times, at 4-3, the lower ranked of the two ended up making the break, to conclude in stride with a final shutout and equalize at one set everywhere (6-3) .
Garcia will find Bencic
Finally, in the third and last round, despite a first ball saved, the 48th player in the world lost her entry service, before unbreaking at 1-3. But, at the worst of times, at 6-5, the Czech lost a final serve, and her opponent concluded on her third match point (7-5). Caroline Garcia’s next opponent will be Swiss Belinda Bencicthirteenth player in the world and seeded n°8, feller of the Russian Anna Kalinskaya, 64th player in the world, in two sets (6-3, 6-3) and 1h31 of play. Qualification also for the Russian Daria Kasatkina, eighth player world and seeded n°5, against the Czech Barbora Krejcikova, 21st player in the world, in two sets (6-2, 7-5) and 1h32 of play. For her part, the Russian Veronika Kudermetova, ninth player in the world and head of series n°6, took advantage of the withdrawal of her compatriot Ekaterina Alexandrova, 20th player in the world.