Julia Grabber provided the only spotlight from an Austrian point of view in the first round of qualifiers for the French Open tennis tournament on Monday White.
The 24-year-old from Vorarlberg gave Spain second seed Alyona Bolsova hardly a chance at a 6: 2.6: 3. Next hurdle in the world ranking – 194. It is Belgian Marie Benoit, who cleared French Julie Belgraver with 6; 1.6: 0. The finish came first to Barbara Haas and Jorig Rodionov.
Haas fought against Britain’s Harriet Dart, who ranked 31 in Group C, but he drew the short straw overall with 4: 6.6: 4.1: 6. Rodionov was after a good start against German Tobias Kamky in a losing position, world ranking 142. It had to be From admitting defeat after 1:13 hours with 4: 6.0: 6.
Novak and Offner play on Tuesday
On the way to the main competition, for which only ÖTV star Dominic Thiem has qualified from an Austrian point of view, three rounds must be beat. Denis Novak (against Spain’s Mario Villela Martinez) and Sebastian Offner (against Peruvian Juan Pablo Varillas), who intervene for the first time on Tuesday, could raise their hopes.