Osaka, eliminated; Svitolina, Pliskova and Halep pass

Putintseva got off to Osaka (7-6 (4) and 6-2, Svitolina beat Gavrilova (7-5 and 6-0), Pliskova, Lin (6-2 and 7-6 (4)), Halep, a Sasnovich (6-4 and 7-5), Rybarikova broke Sabalenka (6-2 and 6-4).


The favorites began their journey in the women's Wimbledon and on the first day there were the first surprises in the top-10. The number two, Naomi Osaka went home after losing for the second time in three weeks against Yulia Putintseva. The Kazakh has taken the measure to the Japanese, who until recently was the number one in the world and who falls from the roster of five contenders to the world throne after caer by 7-6 (4) and 6-2 in 1h: 36. Since his triumph in Australia earlier this year, Osaka has not been good. At Roland Garros he was eliminated in the third round, a phase he had reached in his two previous appearances in the British Grand Slam. The other surprise was given by the Slovakian Magdalena Rybarikova alighted with stunning ease (6-2 and 6-4 in 70 minutes) to the tenth seed, the Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka, who does not go through his best and goes home to the first of change for the second time in a row in the British tournament.

Elina Svitolina (8th) forgot about the ghosts of their elimination last year in the first round and saved the Australian Daria Gavrilova 7-5 and 6-0, while Karolina Pliskova (3rd), recent winner at Eastbourne, was also able to take on China's Zhu Lin (6-2 and 7-6 (4)) . The Ukrainian will face Russian Gasparyan and the Czech in the second round, with the Puerto Rican Puig, who could with the Slovakian Schmiedlova (5-7, 6-4 and 7-5) .

Simona Halep (7th), who was not out of the top-5 in a Grand Slam since Roland Garros 2016, gave good account of the Belarusian Aleksandra Sasnovich (6-4 and 7-5) e He starts his fifth attempt to match his best result in London, the semifinals he reached in 2014. He will cross with his compatriot Buznarescu, who won the American Pegula (double 6-4) .

Compare and results of the Wimbledon women's tournament



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