No problem for Bianca Andreescu in Australia

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Canada’s Bianca Andreescu, who has reached a few days ago in the final of the tournament of the WTA Auckland, won without too much difficulty his match for the first round of the qualifications of the Australian open on Wednesday.

Opposed to Britain’s Katie Swan, 181st racket world, Andreescu was imposed by the score of 6-1 in the first round before seeing her rival to give up because of a back injury. The meeting lasted only 47 minutes.

During this single round, the Ontarian, 107th world and fourth favorite of the qualifier, has managed eight hits, but committed 12 unforced errors.

“I feel fine, stressed office workers, 18 years, on the web site of the first major tournament of the season. I want to continue on my success last week. I think I did well today.”

“I worked so hard during the off-season. I developed my game, my physical and the psychological side. The main things on which I worked were my aggression at the right time, and [the fact of] stay in the point when it stretches. I am very satisfied.”

In the next round, Andreescu will face Greek player of 21 years Valentini Grammatikopoulou.

Schnur and Sebov eliminated

For their part, the Canadians Brayden Schnur and Katherine Sebov have suffered elimination in the round initial qualifications.

Schnur, 197th in the ranking of the ATP, bent the bow to the Polish Kamil Majchrzak, 176th in the world, 6-4 and 6-3. Then, Sebov, 200th, was defeated by the French Jessika Ponchet, 240th, 6-1 and 6-4.