Andrea in the main competition!

13.5.2013
Andrea in the main competition!

It seems that Andrea Hlavackova preferred harder way how to success. At the beginning of the season she enjoyed direct participation in main competitions of tournaments, but she could not win. While in Rome she had to go through qualification. In this qualification she defeated two hard opponents! In the first round she will play against German Julia Georges.

In two hard matches in qualification we could not recognized that clay is not Andrea´s favorite surface. Starting Andrea´s opponent was Australian Anastasia Rodionova, who Andrea defeated in 2 hours and 8 minutes 6:3, 3:6, 6:1. “She is very controversial player who tries to disconcert opponents by her behavior. It´s a reason why I´m really glad that I won and managed it even when I´ve got a crisis and cramps in my leg in the second set, but the final set I managed perfectly,” Andrea said after victory against Russian native.

Even more difficult was match on Sunday when after two and half hours fight Andrea defeated the first seeded of qualification Lourdes Dominiguez Lino from Spain 6:4, 3:6, 7:5. “First two matches in my career I lost against her in addition on clay surface she feels very comfortable. But this time I trust myself, what you could see in the end of this match when it didn´t look well with me. But with aggressive playing and great activity close to net I got decisive points,” Andrea added, when she got into the main competition through the 49th player of WTA ranking.

On Tuesday Andrea will play against German Julia Georges, 25th woman player of the world. Their result for now is 0:2 for Julia. “Now I have to regenerate mainly because the qualification matches were terribly difficult. However I need to managed also the first round of doubles in which I will play for the first time in my career with Croat Petra Martic. We will play against unconventionally composed pair Eva Birnerova and Irina Buryachok, so keep your finers crossed please,” Andrea begged.


WTA rankings:

Single
721
Double
4


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