The Break For Serena

Eliminated tournament entry Charleston, Serena Williams admitted to being very tired. The World No. 1 said he needed a vacation.

Recent winner of the Miami tournament, Serena Williams bowed out in the first round to face the Charleston Slovak Jana Cepelova. It only took two small sets and 1:24 game at the World 78th to get rid of the boss short (6-4, 6-4). Slovak 20 years had never beaten a Top 15 player before the American.

the break for serena

The Break For Serena

Cepelova relied on very good service (81% of first serves against 58% for the seeded No. 1) to win. A result that also remains unexpected for this first tournament on clay. “I am really dead and I need a few weeks during which I do not think tennis, told the World No. 1. I’m going on vacation for sure. I need to unpack and find me. I think it will help me for the rest of the clay season. “Winner in Charleston in 2008, 2012 and 2013, the 32 year old player is going to move away from short some time before attacking the season earth. As to the Slovak, she will face Russian Elena Vesnina (No. 34) in the 3rd round. There was a break for Serena.

Garcia And Razzano Already Out

Caroline Garcia input output Charleston, beaten in the first round of the World 47th, Shuai Peng (2-6, 3-6). The Chinese will face American Madison Keys in the next round. Despite winning the first round, Virginie Razzano has suffered the same fate against Czech Lucie Safarova, eliminated in three sets (2-6, 6-4, 6-4). Logic to defeat the 79th World which was already difficult to defeat Germany’s Julia Goerges in the first round (6-0, 5-7, 6-2). There are now no more French vying to Charleston with the absence of AlizĂ© Cornet, injured groin from Miami.

Results Of Round 1:

V. Williams (USA, 11) – Zahlavova Strycova (Rtc), 6-3, 0-6, 7-5
Hantuchova (SLQ, 12) – Rogers (USA), 7-5, 7-5
Vesnina (Rus, 13) – Schmiedlova (SLQ), 6-2, 6-1
Petkovic (All, 14) – Tsurenko (Ukr), 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-1
Zhang (Chn, 16) – Hsieh (TPE), 3-6, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (0)
Dominguez Lino (Esp) – Medina Garrigues (ESP) 6-3, 6-2
King (EU) – Glushko (Isr), 4-6, 7-5, 6-3
Peng (Chn) – Garcia (Fra) 6-2, 6-3
Erakovic (NZL) – Petrova (Rus) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4

Results Of The Second Round:

Cepelova (SLQ) – S. Williams (U.S. 1), 6-4, 6-4
Bouchard (Can, 6) – Kudryavtseva (RUS) 6-2, 6-0
Stosur (Aus, 7) – Shvedova (Kaz), 6-3, 5-7, 6-1
Pereira (Bra) – Cirstea (Rou, 8), 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (0)
Safarova (Rtc, 9) – Razzano (FRA) 2-6, 6-4, 6-4