The great campaign of Czech talent ends. Fifteen-year-old tennis player Linda Fruhvirt did not add another step to her first WTA tournament in Charleston. In the quarterfinals, the Australian lost to Astra Sharma 4: 6, 3: 6.
In the match with Sharma (165th WTA), Fruhvirt started well and led 2: 0, but again made a lot of double mistakes (14 in total) and lost in the third game. The first set was decided in the ninth game by the loss of service of the Czech player, who had in the WTA tournament notes as the coach of the mentioned Patrick Mouratoglou, especially the coach of the American legend Serena Williams.
In the second set, after a series of breaks, the first to retain service was a Australian-born Australian born in the sixth game. Fruhvirt no longer reversed the development and lost the match in an hour and a half.
Fruhvirtová played for the second time in the main competition on the WTA circuit, she premiered last August at the Prague Open in Sparta. In Charleston, she recorded the first two wins among the elite and should move from 499th place to 360th place in the world rankings.
|Charleston Women’s Tournament (Clay Green, $ 235,238):|
|Singles – Quarterfinals:|
|Sharmaová (Austr.) – Fruhvirtová (CZE) 6:4, 6:3.|
Follow Sport.cz also on Instagram >>>