scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Thursday, October 29, 2020

Alize Cornet beats Ekaterina Makarova in Kremlin Cup first round

Alize Cornet won a frantic match which included five consecutive breaks of serve in the first set.

By: AP | Moscow | Updated: October 16, 2017 10:30:03 pm
Alize Cornet, Ekaterina Makarova, Maria Sharapova, Kremlin Cup Alize Cornet will play Maria Sharapova if the Russian beats Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia on Tuesday. (Source: File)

Alize Cornet of France beat hometown favorite Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-3 at the Kremlin Cup on Monday to set up a possible second-round meeting with Maria Sharapova.

Cornet won a frantic match which included five consecutive breaks of serve in the first set. Her victory means she will play Sharapova if the Russian beats Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia on Tuesday.

Also in the first round, Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic needed just 49 minutes to beat Donna Vekic of Croatia 6,-0, 6-2.
In the men’s draw, Dudi Sela of Israel defeated Borna Coric of Croatia 6-3, 6-2.

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest Sports News, download Indian Express App.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement