Australian representative Ajla Tomjanovic overcame the barrier of the first round of competitions in Charleston, beating polka Magda Lynette – 6/2, 7/6 (7).
For 1 hour and 51 minutes of the match, the 39th racket of the world, 25-year-old Islay, made seven breaks and aces, making a mistake five times when serving. 27-year-old Lynette, who occupies the 85th place in the WTA rating, took the opponent’s submission five times, made five aces and one double mistake.
Australian remains the leader in the personal meetings of athletes – 4: 0. Tomljanovic’s next opponent in the Volvo Car Open tournament will be Slovene Tamara Zidansek.