"I think he will go and break all the records".
"I think I did that in the Australian Open".
China's Zheng Saisai lost to Kristina Mladenovic of France in the first round of the BNP Paribas Open held in Indian Wells, California on Thursday. Janko Tipsarevic also says the present world number one in Men's Singles will go and break all records. I was a bit rusty in the first set.
A year later, she showed a few nerves as she headed out to that same stadium court to play her first match Saturday night.
He broke back when Fratangelo was serving for the set and, despite being 5-4 down in the tie-break, won the next three points before going on to complete a straight-set victory. "I think maybe from this perspective, I could have, should have made a different decision, but I believe it also taught me some valuable lessons that helped me to create awesome results in the next seven, eight months and get from 22 in the world to number one in the world in less than six months".
In other first-round matches Thursday American Sam Querrey defeated Italian Matteo Berrettini 7-6 (7/5), 2-6, 6-4 to line up a meeting with 13th-seeded Milos Raonic - a rematch of their quarter-final here past year won by the Canadian.
Kvitova seized a break lead again in the third, but Venus took the last three games of the match to win it.
Meanwhile, Rafael Nadal says he is excited to back in Indian Wells.Читайте также: United Kingdom targets surge in offshore wind power
Kvitova fired 10 aces, but also had 10 double faults and while the Czech fired 38 winners to Williams's 15, her 56 unforced errors were more than double the American's 25. "I don't really believe in defending, I believe in getting another one".
Speaking ahead of the match, Nadal said he was refusing to be downbeat about his performances this year.
"I didn't play my best".
"I really played bad", she said, "and in the end of the match she definitely played better than me".
Mladenovic, ranked 65th in the world, seized her first career victory over a number one player when she shocked Osaka in the second round at Dubai last month, the Japanese star's first match since her victory in Melbourne.
Angelique Kerber kicked off her campaign with a comfortable 6-0, 6-2 victory over Yulia Putintseva.
Karolina Pliskova booked her place in the third round after a hard-fought win over qualifier Misaki Doi.
Williams was playing her first tournament since the Australian Open in late January, when she lost in the quarterfinals.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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