Tamara Zidanšek eliminated Spain’s Aliona Bolsova Zadoinov 6:2 and 7:6 in the 3rd round of Roland Garros qualification and secured her appearance in the main draw of the second Grand Slam tournament this season.
25 years old Zidanšek as the only Slovenian advanced to the third round of qualifications. Kaja Juvan and Polona Hercog were eliminated on Wednesday, already on Monday you Dalila Jakupović said goodbye. Zidanšek on Wednesday, after a fierce fight, she eliminated the Russian Anastasia Zakharova, and in the first round she defeated the Uzbek Nigina Abdurajmov.
25-year-old Aliona Bolsova ranks 131 in the WTA rankings. city. She was born in Chisinau in Moldova, a you she moved at a young age and has been playing for Spain since 2013.
The Spaniard lost serve seven timesThe player from Konji, who played in the semi-finals of Roland Garros the year before, had a great start to the match on court number 6. She quickly took a 3-0 lead. The Spaniard served very poorly, she only managed to hold the opening shot once in the opening set.
The second set was much more even. Both players served poorly. Zidanšek had a chance to end the match with a lead of 5:4, but she did not win a single point on her opening shot. The Spaniard even took the lead with 6:5, a you took the best Slovenian player to an extended game, which she won 7:4.
The settlement lasted one hour and 38 minutes. The final ratio in points won was 71:57. The Spaniard lost serve as many as seven times.
Qualification, 3rd round (Women): ZIDANŠEK (SLO/4) – BOLSHOVA ZADOINOV (ŠPA/18) 6:2, 7:6 (4)
2nd round: TOWNSEND (USA) – JUVAN (SLO/20) 1:6, 6:3, 6:4 ZIDANŠEK (SLO/4) – ZAKHAROVA (RUS) 3:6, 6:2, 6:2 BJÖRKLUND (SWE) – HERCOG (SLO) 6:0, 6:1