WTA LINZ- Kontaveit, Bertens upset! Rybarikova advances



by LUIGI GATTO

WTA LINZ- Kontaveit, Bertens upset! Rybarikova advances

The third seeded player Kiki Bertens got upset by Varvara Lepchenko by 6-3 7-6(4). The American player saved 11 break points on 14 and she advanced into the second round where Will face Johanna Larsson. Top seed Magdalena Rybarikova beat Richel Hogenkamp 7-5 6-3, and will face Carina Witthoeft or Barbara Haas on Thursday.

Today Rybarikova, who reached Wimbledon semifinals in July, saved 10 break points out of 12, which shows it wasn't an easy match for her. The fourth seed Anett Kontaveit got beaten by the qualifier Mihaela Buzarnescu, who saved two set points in the first set.

Kontaveit, who reached three WTA Finals winning one between April and July, didn't get good results recently. Monica Puig lost to Alja Tomljanovic in three sets, while Tatjana Maria defeated Ons Jabeur in straight sets. Also the qualifiers Viktorija Tomova and Jana Fett advanced Round 1 matches on Tuesday:

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