The Spanish tennis player Paula Badosa has fired in the round of 16 of Roland Garros, third ‘Grand Slam’ of the season, after falling this Monday in two sets against the German Laura Siegemund (7-5, 6-2), thus concluding a historical participation in the ‘great’ Parisian.
The Catalan, who made a Historic appearance in round of 16, could not counteract the power and pace of Siegemund, who managed to overcome a 5-3 in the first set and despaired with drops forcing him to continually climb the net. Even so, your great week in the French capital will allow you to rise to your best ranking, as the second best Spanish behind Garbiñe Muguruza, in the next update of the WTA ranking.
After beating Kozlova, Stephens and Ostapenko in her first week at the Parisian ‘big’, the 2015 Roland Garros junior champion opened the court Simonne Mathieu against the combative Siegemund in search of extending the feat of her historic qualification for the round of 16.
It was the German who managed to get ahead in the third game, after recovering to 40-0 and breaking in her second chance, although the Catalan, number 87 in the WTA ranking, He responded with a ‘counterbreak’ with a blank game.
Although he missed the two break opportunities he enjoyed in the sixth, he did not fail in the eighth, where he managed to serve 5-3 to win. However, Siegemund returned the break to him and started a four-game winning streak to win the sleeve.
Nor did things start well in the second set for Begur, who saw the German break her serve as soon as she started, before having to be treated with 2-1, after forgiving a ‘break’ ball previously, due to back discomfort.
A new break by Siegemund in the seventh game ended up condemning her, and her rival closed the duel on the first of the three match points available to her. Now the 32-year-old, who has reached the Roland Garros quarter-finals for the first time, will face Czech Petra Kvitova, who defeated China’s Shuai Zhang (6-2, 6-4).