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Pliskova, Kerber through the first round in Strasbourg


The eighth racket of the world Pliskov, who survived the season with injuries, perfectly started his campaign in France with the usual victory 6-4 6-2 over the Ukrainian 19-year-old Martha Kostyuk.

Kerber, who is missing only a victory at the French Open, which will begin later this month to end his Grand Slam career, defeated teen Diane Perry 6-3 6-4 in his opening match, organizing a meeting in 1/16 final. 45th racket of the world Alexander Sosnovich.

Some of the other big names who participated in Strasbourg were not so lucky: 5th and 6th seeded Shuai Zhang and Sloan Stevens were eliminated in the first round.

Shuai lost 6-2 6-3 to Belgian Marina Zanevskaya, and Stevens capitulated, losing to Nefisa Berberovich 2-6 6-4 6-1, while Heather Watson hosted a 1/16 meeting with Magda Lynette, beating Catherine. Hobgar 6-4 6-1.

Meanwhile, Garbine Muguruza has successfully started his campaign at the Grand Prix of Sar La Princesse Lalla Meryem in Morocco, when the 10th world number moves towards victory in the French Open, winning at Roland Garros back in 2016.

Muguruza had some difficulty to beat Anna Danilina 6-3 6-2, and will meet Martina Trevisan in the 1/8 finals after the Italian beat Chinese Yu Sedoi 6-0 6-4.

Nuria Parisas-Diaz, seeded third, had to go through a more difficult challenge in Rabat, beating Carol Zhao 7-6 (7-4) 1-6 6-2, while eighth seed Anna Kalinskaya was a player with the highest ranking that was in the tournament. first hurdle, relegation with a score of 6-3 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 from Lucia Bronzeti.


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