What they did not achieve at the Australian Open, Irina Begu and Patricia Țig succeed in the WTA Philip Island Trophy tournament in Melbourne! The Romanians qualified in the eighth after two important victories.
Irina Begu and Patricia Țig I manage to tie two consecutive victories at the Philip Island Trophy, a WTA 250 tournament dedicated to the players who left the Australian Open in the first week!
Irina Begu (Romania, 74 WTA) on Monday morning Ana Blinkova (Russia, 62 WTA), score 6-3, 6-2, while Patricia Țig (Romania, 56 WTA) eliminated Francesca Jones (Great Britain, 245 WTA), score 6-1, 6-4.
Irina Begu and Patricia Țig advanced to the eighth in the Philip Island Trophy, after two lightning victories
Irina Begu advanced to the eighth round of the Philip Island Trophy, after a flash victory! The Bucharest woman needed only an hour and 12 minutes to pass Ana Blinkova, 6-3, 6-2! Irina had also managed an impressive victory in round 1, score 6-3, 6-3 with Nadia Podoroska (Argentina, 45 WTA). For a place in the quarterfinals, Begu will duel with Qiang Wang (China, 34 WTA).
Patricia Țig also paraded in the first two rounds of the contest with prizes worth 235,238 dollars! Țig stayed on the field for an hour and 26 minutes in the match with Francesca Jones, score 6-1, 6-4, after winning the marathon with Lesia Tsurenko (Ukraine, 149 WTA), score 2-6, 6- 2, 6-3. In the next phase, „Pati ”faces Jil Teichmann (Switzerland, 58 WTA).
Monica Niculescu missed the qualification in the eighth finals
For qualifying for the round of 16, Romanian players will be rewarded with $ 2,700 and 30 WTA points! Monica Niculescu (Romania, 146 WTA) missed the eighth qualifier, after being defeated by Jil Teichmann, the next opponent of Patricia Țig, score 6-2, 6-2.
Ana Bogdan (Romania, 96 WTA) fights in the second round with Zarina Diyas (Kazakhstan, 83 WTA). The WTA 250 Philip Island Trophy is in its first edition. The main favorite of the competition, Sofia Kenin (USA, 4 WTA), lost shamefully in the second round, 6-2, 6-7 (4), 4-6 with an anonymous opponent, Olivia Gadecki (Australia).
Source: Prosport by www.prosport.ro.
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