Place of origin: Tokyo
[22 septembre 2020]The second round of the Toray Pan Pacific Women’s Tennis Open (Toray Pan Pacific Open 2022) was held on the 21st. 2nd seed Caroline Garcia of France and Wimbledon champion and No. 8 seed Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan were eliminated in quick succession.
Badosa, ranked 4th in the world, helped growing teenager Zheng Qinwen (China) win seven games in a row. .
In contrast, Garcia, who was in the top four at the US Open recently, had a close game but couldn’t capitalize on his match points and was beaten by China’s Zhang Shuai 6-4, 6. -7 (5 -7), 6-7 (5-7) and lost the come-from-behind.
Livakina, who had just arrived the day before in Japan as a wildcard (recommended by the organizer), was also beaten by Liudmila Samsonova 2-6, 4-6.
“It’s very difficult,” said Ryvakina, who had participated in the tournament the previous week, describing her busy schedule.
Third-seeded Spaniard Garbine Muguruza advanced to the quarter-finals. Naomi Osaka will face Brazilian Beatriz Haddad Maia in the second round on Saturday. (c)AFP/Andrew MCKIRDY