Paris: The second round of the Grand Slam of the year, the women’s section of the French Open tennis championship was reversed on Sunday. Latina’s Yelena Ostapenko, the defending champion, had to face defeat in the first round of the tournament. With this defeat, Yelena’s campaign ended in the first round. Besides Yelena, the ninth-seeded American player Venus Williams has also lost in the first round. China’s Kwang Wang defeated Venus in straight sets.
The defending champion Ostapenko defeated Ukraine’s Katerina Kozlova 7-5, 6-3 and out of the tournament was out of the way. Kozlova made his match in one hour and 34 minutes. It is worth noting that Ostapenko had won the title of the French Open last year, surprised everyone. It was also his first grand slam title. Although he could not defend his title this time this time. Another reversal in the women’s category was world number 91 Kang Wang of China in number one.
Wang defeated Serena Williams of America 6-4, 7-5. Wang won the first round of the women’s singles in one hour and 40 minutes. Chinese players made two aces during the match while Venus’s share came in three. Wang, who was runner-up in 19 winners, and in 2002, Venus employs 28 winners.
Wang had lost in the first round of Venus last year, and now he has also lost the defeat and the defeat in the second round of Wimbledon this year. Wang will be up against Croatia’s Petra Martic in the next round, who beat Wang Yfan of China 6-2, 6-3. Martin reached the semifinals here last year. On the other hand, Alexander Zverev of Germany, second-seeded in the men’s singles, made it easier in the second round. He defeated Ricardas Berrankis of Lithuania 6-1, 6-1, 6-2 in one hour and nine minutes.