WTA NURNBERG - Riske and Goerges advance, Zhang loses

Tennis - Wickmayer, Doi and Maria won too

by Luigi Gatto
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WTA NURNBERG - Riske and Goerges advance, Zhang loses

The third seeded player Zhang Shuai is already out. The Chinese player lost to the French Oceane Dodin 6/7(11) 6/3 6/4 after two hours. In the first set Dodin didn't convert a set point, and Zhang converted the seventh one. In the second round she will face Misaki Doi, who took advantage of Maria Sakkari's retirement after winning the first set.

Another player, Alexandra Cadantu, retired down 6-4 5-2, one game away from losing, against Barbora Krejcikova. Alison Riske beat Elise Mertens in three sets and will face Kirsten Flipkens next, while Julia Goerges won 7-5 6-1 against Nao Hibino.

On Wednesday the German player will face Carina Witthoeft or Johanna Larsson. Tatjana Maria and Yanina Wickmayer respectively got past Marie Bouzkova and Amra Sadikovic. Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday here below:

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