Spanish tennis player Garbine Muguruza overcame the barrier of the first round of the tournament in Rome, beating China’s Zheng SaiSai, – 6/3, 6/4. The match lasted 1 hour and 37 minutes.
The 19th World No. 25, Garbine, sold seven break points, made one ace, and made a mistake three times when serving. Her age-mate, Zheng SaiSai, five times took a rival’s pitch, made one ace and three double faults.
The Spanish has increased the gap in the personal meetings of athletes – 3: 0. In the second round of the competition Internazionali BNL d’Italia Muguruza will fight either with the American Danielle Collins, or with the Danish Caroline Wozniacki.