Petkovic loses again in first round
The lady from Darmstadt cannot win in Seoul either.A Czech woman is too big for the former top ten player.
Andrea Petkovic continues to follow her standards on the WTA tour.The 30-year-old lost her opening game at the tournament in South Korea’s capital Seoul against Denisa Allertova 2-6,5-7.
The Czech changed her second match point after 1:40 hours.
For Petkovic it was in the 19th century.Season tournament already the tenth first-round finish.In the world ranking, the former number nine is now only on position 105.
In the final phase of the second set, the German defended herself to the best of her ability, scoring a break twice to equalise 4:4 and 5:5.In the end, however, Petkovic had to concede a 5:6 defeat after losing his own serve again.
Petkovic was one of two German players in the 32 players’ field in Seoul for the $250,000 tournament.The Quebec semi-finalist Tatjana Maria (Bad Saulgau) will face US-American Kristie Ahn as number six of the seed list on Wednesday in round one.