Kvitova included in French Open draw after recovering from stabbing
Kvitova included in French Open draw after recovering from stabbing
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Grigor Dimitrov might be seeded 11th at Roland Garros, but the Bulgarian has lost his last four matches at the French Open.
Kerber lost 6-2, 6-2 to the 40th-ranked Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation. "You have to be ready from the first round, from the first point here".
"It's not really easy time for my coach right now".
Stan Wawrinka, the 2015 French Open champion, told a press conference thatAgassi's return is "great for tennis" because "he's a great champion".
"I didn't sleep well the days after, but I wasn't really staying alone", she said.
Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation, who is ranked 40th, broke twice early on to go into a 6-2 lead.
She also went on to add that she has had become more wary of her surroundings since the attack.
"If the rehab process goes well, Petra should be able to grip a racket for the first time (but not play tennis) at three months". So I took the positive one, and I was really trying hard to get proper movement back in my hand.
The match, which was briefly interrupted by rain, lasted 1 hour, 14 minutes before Kvitova sealed it when Boserup hit the ball into the net.
Czech tennis player Petra Kvitova is making an incredible comeback.
Venus Williams, who enjoyed a memorable run to the final in Melbourne in the year's opening Grand Slam before losing to youngster sister Serena, starts against China's Qiang Wang.
"And I'm really looking forward to my match".
There are many contenders vying to win the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen at the 2017 French Open. "The best-case scenario is that Petra will be able to return to the tennis court after six months".
She will face US player Julia Boserup in her first competitive game at the French Open.
The two-time Wimbledon champion has been out of action since the December knife attack in her Czech Republic home, which severely injured her left, playing hand.
It was not certain until the very last moment, but her beaming demeanour during practice on Roland Garros's courts suggested good news, and sure enough, when the main draw was made at midday on Media Day, there she was, back where she had left the tour as the No15 seed.
Earlier this month, she posted a photo of herself practising in Monte Carlo. The tournament begins on July 3rd.
What is certain is that Kvitova's meeting with Boserup, a 25-year-old American ranked 86, will be no ordinary first-round match.
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