Tennis-Top women’s seeds fall at Western and Southern – Reuters India

(Reuters) – The Western and Southern Open lost its top two women’s seeds on Sunday with number one Karolina Pliskova and number two Sofia Kenin crashing out of the U.S. Open tuneup. Tennis – LiveScore Cup – I. Czech Lawn Tennis Club, Prague, Czech Republic – June 6, 2020 Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova in action…

Tennis-Top women’s seeds fall at Western and Southern – Reuters India

(Reuters) – The Western and Southern Open lost its top two women’s seeds on Sunday with number one Karolina Pliskova and number two Sofia Kenin crashing out of the U.S. Open tuneup. Tennis – LiveScore Cup – I. Czech Lawn Tennis Club, Prague, Czech Republic – June 6, 2020 Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova in action during her match against Czech Republic’s Tereza Martincova, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS/David W Cerny/FilesCzech Pliskova, who had a first-round bye, slammed down 11 aces but also committed nine double faults in a 7-5 6-4 defeat to Russia’s Veronika Kudermetova. Australian Open champion Kenin also struggled to get going after the COVID-19 layoff, losing 6-1 7-6(7) to France’s Alize Cornet, who beat American wildcard Catherine McNally 6
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