The big surprise of the day in the women’s category was the elimination of Elina Svitolina, No 4 in the world rankings and holder of the Italian Open that took place a few weeks ago. The Ukrainian tennis player was not in a good day and was defeated with 2-0 sets (6-3, 7-5) by Romanian Mihaela Buzărnescu, No. 31 of the board.
Another surprise can be considerd Putinseva’s victory from Kazakhstan against Chinese Wang with 2-1 sets (1-6, 7-5, 6-4).
In the Czech’s battle, Strycova easily qualified with 2-0 sets (6-2, 6-3) against Siniakova’s compatriot.
Finally very easily as anticipated, Danish Wozniacki, No. 2 in the world won with 2-0 sets (6-0, 6-3) the French Parmentier.
You can see below the results:
Friday 1st of June: 3rd Round, Women
Kasatkina (Russia) beat Sakkari (Greece) 6-1, 1-6, 6-3
Keys (USA) beat Osaka (Japan) 6-1 7-6(7)
Strycova (Czech Republic) beat Siniakova (Czech Republic) 6-2 6-3
Putintseva (Kazakstan) beat Wang (China) 1-6 7-5 6-4
Buzarnescu (Romania) beat Svitolina (Ukraine) 6-3 7-5