Petrova about Kalinskaya’s match in the first round of RG: It is difficult to play with the French at home 19:18

Former world third racket, bronze medalist of the 2012 Olympic Games, founder of the children’s tennis school, Nadezhda Petrova shared her expectations from Russian Anna Kalinskaya’s first match at the French Open against the host of the tournament, Clara Burel. In her comments to, Petrova admitted that French fans could demoralize Kalinskaya.

“There will be a lot of top-seeded Russians starting among the girls. Kalinskaya will play against Frenchman Burel, whom they have not met before; It’s difficult to play against the French on their home ground, they have a lot of support and it can be noisy. It can be confusing, it’s important to stay focused.

Played by Samsonova, Pavlyuchenkova, Aleksandrova. However, he has such rivals that he should not cause them any problems. Some of our girls lost in the first round yesterday, I hope today will be better for the Russians,” said Petrova.

At the time of writing, Kalinskaya defeated Burel with a score of 7:6 (7:3), 3:0. If she is successful, she will face the winner of the match between Canadian Bianca Andreescu and Spanish Sara Sorribes-Tormo in the second round.

Previously Petrova in the name Warm-up for Khachanov’s debut at Roland Garros.

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Source: Gazeta


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