WTA Madrid - Christina McHale and Bethanie Mattek-Sands qualify for the main draw



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WTA Madrid - Christina McHale and Bethanie Mattek-Sands qualify for the main draw

Tennis - Americans Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Christina McHale won their second round qualifying matches at the WTA Mutua Madrid Open on Saturday to clinch spots in the main draw. McHale, who suffered from mononuclesis last year, defeated Swede Mathilde Johannson in straight sets while Mattek-Sands defeated 18 year old countrywoman Madison Keys 6-2, 7-5.

The 28 year old Mattek-Sands had reached the semis in Stutttgart last week. 18 year old Yulia Putintseva booked a meeting with world no. 1 Serena Wiliams after beating former world no. 11 Aravane Rezai in a third set tie breaker.

SINGLES - QUALIFYING - FINAL ROUND
Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor (ESP) d [9] Johanna Larsson (SWE) | 6 - 3 | 6 - 1 |
[2] Christina McHale (USA) d Mathilde Johansson (FRA) | 6 - 2 | 6 - 4 |
Camila Giorgi (ITA) d Garbine Muguruza (ESP) | 6 - 2 | 1 - 6 | 6 - 3 |
[14] Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) d [8] Madison Keys (USA) | 6 - 2 | 7 - 5 |
Alexandra Dulgheru (ROU) d Sara Sorribes Tormo (ESP) | 6 - 2 | 1 - 6 | 6 - 2 |
[6] Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) d Melanie Oudin (USA) | 6 - 3 | 6 - 1 |
Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) d Aravane Rezai (FRA) | 3 - 6 | 6 - 3 | 7 - 6 (5) |
[13] Lesia Tsurenko (UKR) d [3] Stefanie Voegele (SUI) | 7 - 6 (4) | 6 - 4 |