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Keeper overcame the first round in Dubai 

Keeper overcame the first round in Dubai


Angelique Kerber demonstrates new energy and starts his campaign at the Dubai tennis tournament with a 6:2, 6:1 victory over Barbora Strizova and is in the second round. Kerber, who was a semi-finalist of the 2017 edition, lost his first serve, but then hit the gas and finished with a convincing victory. The 30-year-old German, who at one point in the previous season was at the top of the rankings, returned as number 10 after a Sydney victory in January and a semi-final at the Australian Open. With today`s victory she has 7 successes over her 8-match opponent. `It`s always difficult to play against Barbora, but I was very concentrated, and I am delighted to be aggressive and earn point after point, ` Carrier told journalists. but in the second round there will also be an easy hurdle to fight with Catherine Baileys (United States) quarter-end Wildcard star in 2017. The American knocked Elizabeth Mertens 6:3, 6:3. `I have never played against Mugurusa so far. I definitely go to a new career experience, said Baileys. Australian singer Samantha Stoser failed to qualify for the 2nd round here after dropping from Annette Contaweet. Estonian Kontaweet managed to keep its lead in the third set after leading 5-2. She made a breakthrough and was shot by Stosher up to 5:4, but eventually qualified with 1:6, 6:2, 6:4. China`s Wen Ziyan scored a 6:3 6-0 victory over China in 55 minutes, while Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) stopped the Russian qualifier Sonya Zhuk with 6:2, 6:2.

Mugurusa, currently third in the world rankings of the WTA, plays for the fourth time in his career in Dubai. Last week, she fell to the Doha finals by Petra Kvitova, and now she will try to reach the semi-final, which is her best achievement in 2015.

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