Daria Kasatkina wins her opening match at Roland Garros

May 30, 2017

In the first round of Roland Garros Dasha managed to beat the Belgian Yanina Wickmayer in straight sets: 7-5 6-4. Dasha got the lead in the fifth game of the first set after making a break on Wickmayer’s serve. She failed the first attempt to serve for the set and lost the game making the score equal 5-5. But then Dasha made one more break on Wickmayer’s serve and concluded the first set in the next game. Dasha also made another break in the opening game of the second set and kept her advantage till the very end of the match which had lasted for an hour and twenty-six minutes. 

Dasha will play against the 17-year old Marketa Vondrousova from the Czech Republic in the second round. Vondrousova got to the main draw through the qualification and cruised past the French Amandine Hesse in the first round: 6-1 6-0.

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