Ukrainian tennis players Kateryna Bondarenko and Lesia Tsurenko in different ways played their first games at a major tournament in Miami.
Bondarenko for the first time since 2012, managed to overcome the first round “Miami Open”. The third racket of Ukraine for a half hour was promising Spaniard Paulo Bados-hibert, received from organizers of tournament wild card.
In the first set Bondarenko with the score 2:4 won four games in a row, and in the second game allowed the rival to make a breakthrough 4:0. Of bados-hibert in the tenth game served for the set, but failed to protect feed and more problems Catherine has created.
Next opponent Ekaterina Bondarenko in Miami will be 26th-seeded Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, which Ukrainian this season already played.
Ekaterina Bondarenko (Ukraine) — Paula Bados-Hibert (Spain) — 6:4, 7:5
Stay Lesya Tsurenko in Miami lasted only 30 minutes – after five games against the 166-th racket of the world Beatriz Haddad Maia from Kiev due to problems with his hip refused to continue the fight
Tsurenko after winning the tournament in Acapulco failed the second tournament in a row that could cost her the loss of a place in the top 50 of the WTA rankings.
Beatriz Haddad Maia (Brazil) — Lesia Tsurenko (Ukraine) is 3:2, refusal Tsurenko
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