France, Paris-On September 28th local time, the 2020 French Open will continue the first round of competition. No. 3 seed Svitolina took 1 hour and 37 minutes to beat Russian teenager Gracheva 7-6 (2) 6-4, and challenged to advance to the second round.
Svitolina brought the Strasbourg champion to Paris. She has reached the quarterfinals twice at the French Open. After this campaign, she also continued her excellent record in the first round of the Grand Slam, and has only encountered one round of tour so far in 2015.
Gracheva's performance in the second Grand Slam tour is also remarkable: she overcame the disadvantage of one break behind in the first set three times and dragged the Ukrainian star into the tie-break, and made most of the second set. Stay ahead of time until you are overtaken by a more experienced opponent in the second half.
"This game was not easy. I took the lead in the first set, but she improved her form significantly. Her shots are getting stronger and stronger, making me very difficult in the first set," Svitolina said.
"She has the upper hand in the second set. The most important thing for me is to play every point well and not lose focus. I found a way to deal with it, and I played better later."
Svitolina started the game very well. She also showed a good touch while coming back to move her opponent, and quickly established a 4-0 lead. At this point, no one would have thought that the first set would enter the tiebreaker.
At this year's US Open, the 89th-ranked Russian teenager saved four match points and reversed Muradnovich. She once again showed the same tenacity and tenacity.
After winning today's first game with a love game, Gracheva gradually gained a foothold and hit the ball more and more smoothly. In the first encounter with the top ten in the world, the Russian girl slowly began to gain the upper hand in the stalemate.
With her bottom line offensive and excellent performance in front of the net, she completed a break back, and then broke again with a backhand straight line winning point, and also evened the score in four consecutive games.
The fifth in the world adjusted in time and regained the lead, but she failed to end the fight in two serving wins. The two sides came to the tie-break after breaking each other for five consecutive games.
At the critical moment, Svitolina's stability is even better. After 2-2, she hit a wave of five consecutive points, although after some twists and turns, she won the first set.
The break of serve in the second half of the first set continued until the second set. This time, Gracheva took the lead in breaking the deadlock and establishing a 3-1 lead.
The Russian girl kept the advantage to 4-2, and the subsequent seventh game proved to be a major turning point for the audience. Gracheva came up to win a three-pointer on Svitolina's serve, but she squandered five break points in total and was dodged by the opponent.
This round of danger was razed to the new Ko Strasbourg champion and injected a shot of invigoration. She quickly broke back and tied the score to 4-4.
Svitolina went straight to four points in the next game, giving all the pressure to the opponent. Although Gracheva saved two match points with 0-40 behind, she still surrendered the game above the third.
Svitolina will face Mexico’s Zarazua who broke through from the qualifying round in the second round. The latter swept the homeland Kayakomo 6-1 6-2. The Grand Slam first show won and became The first Mexican woman to win a Grand Slam in 20 years (2000 Australian Open), and the first Mexican woman to win a French Open in 26 years.