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Riera bumped into Sevastova's experience in Austin

Riera bumped into Sevastova's experience in Austin

he Austin WTA 250 He stayed fast Without representatives of Albiceleste In her main draw, because the tennis player Julia Riera He lost (116) to Latvia 6-4 and 6-3 Anastasia Sevastova (485) This Tuesday in first rounda case in which his compatriot Nadia Podoroska (85) previously surrendered.

thanks for the Excellent end of the seasonHe reached the semi-finals in Buenos Aires and the quarter-finals in Montevideo, in addition to An encouraging start to the yearBypassing qualifying in Brisbane, where she advanced to the round of 16, and was on the cusp of the main draw at the Australian Open, the 21-year-old from Bergamin went straight into the American tournament, clashing with the experienced European. (33 years old) and former world number 11, who returned to the ring a few months ago, after leaving it for more than 20 months, during which time she became a mother for the first time.

Although a An encouraging start Matchmaker, the 2023 Pan American Games bronze medalist in Santiago, who produced a vital break to take a 3-2 lead in the opening round, a stage in which she later won just two of the next 20 points, suffered a defeat 360 degree rotation in your gameCommitted unprecision It can be avoided to raise the morale of the owner of four titles at the highest level, which would close the lawsuit in a mere An hour and six minutes From the game.

Therefore, the 2018 US Open semifinalist will next settle for the American Sloane Stevens (40), second seed, rival vs. equal 2-2 History.

All Austin Open matches can be watched live on STAR+.