International Australia : how far will Bianca Andreescu?

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After you have passed the qualifications of the Australian open with gusto, the Canadian Bianca Andreescu has inherited a portion of the table rather favourable. Moreover, it is a young American of 16 years who received a pass from the organizing committee that she will face in the first round.

Whitney Osuigwe leading to the 199th rank of the WTA tour and will be on a first presence in the main draw in Melbourne. A prey that seems easy for office workers, a finalist in Auckland last week in New Zealand.

If the logic is respected, the Ontario 18 years of age will intersect then the iron with the Latvian Anastasija Sevastova, 13th racket world and a semi-finalist last year at Flushing Meadows. The challenge will be great, but certainly not impossible to overcome for the Canadian, 107th in the world, which has signed a number of victories against the Danish Caroline Wozniacki and American Venus Williams in Auckland.

Andreescu is found in the same portion of the table that Japan’s Naomi Osaka, a fourth player and world champion title of the International of the United States. The two young players could compete in the knockout stages.

“Really, I have nothing to lose, began Saying to the official website of the tournament on Friday, after his victory in the third round of the qualification. I just want to continue on my success of last week. I’m really satisfied me to be qualified.”

Good words for his opponents

After having played eight matches last week in Auckland and three already in Melbourne, the Canadian could be overtaken by fatigue. Nevertheless, his performance during qualifying, where she only spent 2 hours 47 minutes on the field, was more than convincing. The abandonment of two of his opponents, Britain’s Katie Swan in the first round and the Czech Tereza Smitkova in the third, certainly did not hurt his cause.

“This is not exactly the way I hoped to qualify me (…) wrote Saying on his Twitter account, where she has wished a speedy recovery to Swan and Smitkova. Bothered by injuries more often than in turn over the past two years, the Canadian commiserated with Smitkova Friday. This last has withdrawn due to back pain while Saying was leading 6-0 and 4-1.

“I know how it goes since I have been in this position several times, was recognized Saying. I knew that something was not (…)”

Eugenie Bouchard will be the other Canadian in the running in Melbourne. To its match of the first round, which will take place at the beginning of the next week, the Quebec will play against Chinese Shuai Peng, a former player in the top 15 who is currently 129erang world.