Slovenia Open: Wimbledon champion Rybakina books spot in second round

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Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina, the No 3 seed, needed a final-set tiebreak to reach the second round of the second round of the Slovenia Open as she edged out German Laura Siegemund 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-6 (8) on Tuesday. Rybakina, ranked No 25, who lost in the first round at the US Open, will face Czech Tereza Martincova next. Portoroz WTA 125, other first-round results (Tennis Arena Portoroz, hard, EUR 203.024, most recent results first): Martina Trevisan vs. Katerina SiniakovaTamara Zidansek vs. Anastasia ZakharovaKaja Juvan vs. Alize CornetCristina Bucsa vs. Petra MarcinkoJasmine Paolini vs. Tara Wurth: tuesdayAnna-Lena Friedsam (Q) beat Elizabeth Mandlik (WC): 0-6, 6-4, 6-1Tereza Martincova beat Harriet Dart (LL): 0-6, 6-4, 6-1Jodie Burrage beat Aleksandra Krunic: 6-4, 6-4Ana Bogdan beat Ajla Tomljanovic (8): 7-5, 4-6, 6-1Lesia Tsurenko beat Elena-Gabriela Ruse (Q): 6-1, 4-6, 6-4Diane Parry beat Donna Vekic: 2-6, 6-4, 6-1Emma Raducanu (1) beat Dayana Yastremska: 6-2, 5-3 ret.Beatriz Haddad Maia (2) beat Clara Tauson: 7-6 (3), 6-3Anastasia Potapova beat Claire Liu: 6-4, 7-6 (5)Ekaterina Alexandrova (5) beat Marta Kostyuk: 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-5 The post Slovenia Open: Wimbledon champion Rybakina books spot in second round appeared first on Tennis Majors.

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