Diane Parry: the young French woman who won at Roland Garros at 16

The young French tennis player gave one of the surprises of this Monday after beating Vera Lapko and reaching the second round in her first major as a professional.


Diane Parry starred in one of the big surprises of the day of Monday at Roland Garros which has allowed him to gain a foothold in the pages of the main Gaelic media and even appear on the cover of L'Équipe this Tuesday.

Parry, 16 years old (she will turn 17 next September) and who competes in the best parisian with an invitation, beat Vera Vera in the first round by 6-2 and 6-4 in 1 hour and 41 minutes to get her first victory in the final table of a WTA circuit tournament and become the youngest player to win a match in the last decade in Paris.

With this victory Parry, who trains under the command of Spanish coach Gonzalo López Sanchís, will rise notably from the position 457 that occupies at the moment in the ranking WTA and hopes to continue passing rounds in Roland Garros. Her next goal will be the Belgian Elise Mertens, twentieth favorite to the title, before whom she will look for a new surprise.



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