First day of the 25th International Women’s Tennis Tournament Bella Cup 2019 eliminations is behind us. There are 16 players still competing for the spot in the main tournament.
Monday at the courts in Toruń was all about the sun, heat and first games of the tournament. There were five Polish players in the first round. Unfortunately, we will not see any of them further in the competition.
Martyna Kubka was very close to reaching the goal. 18 year old player from Zielona Góra was competing with Spain’s Rosa Vicens Mas. After loosing the first set without any points, she fought back in the second one, winning 6:4. Tie-break was deciding who will go through to the next round and Vicens Mas has won 10:3.
There was also a chance for Joanna Zawadzka, who played againts Seone Mendez from Australia. After reaching 5:4 in the first set, she lost two games and her opponent has won 7:5. Mendez strongly triumphed in the second set, winning 6:2.
– There were ups and downs. There were games where I was leading the match and then the ones where I made many mistakes. Despite the result, I am happy with the first set but the second one could be a lot stronger.
– said Joanna Zawadzka after the match.
Also leaving the competition is Julia Oczachowska, who lost 3:6, 5:7 with Croatian player Iva Primorac. Zuzanna Szczepańska was defeated by Daniela Seguel from Chille 0:6, 2:6. Nicoleta-Catalina Dascalu triumphed over Aleksandra Jeleń. Romanian representative has won the match 6:2, 6:1.
Rest of the eliminations on Tuesday. We will find out which eight players will proceed to the main tournament Bella Cup 2019. The same day first single and double matches of the main tournament will begin. Stefania Rogozińska-Dzik will face Australia’s Olivia Rogowska. Anna hertel will play againts Anhelina Kalinina  from Ukraine. Polish players will step on the central court after 2pm.