Pliskova wins Bolkvadze, which has doubled its earnings

Pliskova (3rd favorite) beat Georgian Bolkvadze 6-1 and 6-4; Svitolina eliminated Venus Williams (double 6-4); Keys, to the Chinese Zhu (6-4 and 6-1); and Barty, to Davis (6-2 and 7-6 (2)).


On the first turn of Arthur Ashe already covered because of the rain, Karolina Pliskova third favorite of the US Open, won without problems to the 21-year-old and 202nd Georgian of the world Marian Bolkvadze, who has doubled the earnings of her career to arrive to the second round of the tournament. The Czech who trains Conchita Martínez imposed her ranking and won 6-1 and 6-4 in 66 minutes.

With few errors (16) and a brilliant performance with the service (90% of points won with first) , Pliskova dominated at pleasure and only lost once his serve turn, while she broke Bolkvadze's four times. The winner, who has not fallen in the second round of a Grand Slam since Wimbledon 2017, will face Tunisian Jabeur or Belarusian Sasnovich in the third round.

Svitolina eliminates Venus Williams

As expected for her current difference in the ranking, Elina Svitolina, fifth favorite, eliminated the 39-year-old veteran Venus Williams, with whom she already had a positive balance (3-1 now) . The Ukrainian won by a double 6-4, but it cost her to appeal the American almost two hours . Venus resisted, especially in the second set, but could not prevent the advance of his rival, who has not lost any Grand Slam since he debuted in the first, the US Open of 2012. Venus made more than double errors forced that Svitolina (47-22) and that is where the game went. 2 The winner will face Swedish Peterson or her countryman Yastremska in the third round.

4 Keys does not get tangled up against Zhu

Madison Keys began doubting her match against China Lin Zhu, with a break down, but traced and controlled the situation to move to the third round after winning 6-4 and 6-1 in 69 minutes. Not surprisingly, the American is the most regular player in Grand Slams of the entire WTA circuit. He has reached at least the quarterfinals in five of the last eight majors, something that no other tennis player has achieved in that period. Keys will face his compatriot Kenin or Germany's Siegemund. In the penultimate match of the day of the women's team, former world number one Ashleigh Barty could with the local Lauren Davis, which beat 6-2 and 7-6 (2) in 2h: 03. It was the 30th victory in Grand Slams for the Australian, which will be measured in the third round with the Greek Sakkari or the Chinese Peng. 111111

Results and calendar of the women's team.



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