Léolia Jeanjean stopped in Berlin by Maria Sakkari

Revelation of the last Roland-Garros, where she reached the finals with a success in the second round against the No. 8 world, Karolina Pliskova, Léolia Jeanjean will discover, this June, for the first time of her career , grass tennis.

At 26, the current 160th World Cup winner had made it out of qualifiers in Berlin this weekend, but she slipped out on Tuesday in the first round of the final table, against Maria Sakkari, No. 6 in the WTA and head of series No. 2 of the tournament.

Direction the Wimbledon qualifiers

Sur le Steffi Graf Stadion, the central court of Berlin, la Française and été sous pression en permanente par les frappes lourdes de Sakkari. In the service of Greece, she has never been able to show off, scoring only ten points throughout the match, including three on doubles fouls.

Defeated in almost all of her own service games, she saved ten breakballs but was unable to prevent a loss in a fairly dry final (6-3, 6-2 at 1:22 p.m.). Next appointment: Wimbledon qualifiers.

Maria Sakkari, she will face Australian Daria Saville (formerly Gavrilova) in the second round, fall or first round of Switzerland’s Jill Teichmann (6-7, 7-5, 6-2).

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