October 21, 2021

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Indian Wells: A long way to the final for Leila Fernandez

Indian Wells: A long way to the final for Leila Fernandez

For the first time since her unexpected final at the US Open, Leila Fernandez will play a singles match at the Indian Wells Tournament on Friday night.

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Cubacois, ranked 23rdE Favorite in California, will start their tournament against Quebec 64 at 11pmE The player in the world, the French Alizo Cornet.

The 19-year-old passed out in the opening round due to her seeded status, making her first appearance in this prestigious major tournament after four Grand Slam tricks.

28E The world champion, however, had the opportunity to walk the field in doubles on Thursday alongside another young sensation, American Coco Gauff, 17 and 19.E Player in the world.

In this first round match, the teenage duo easily took on Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu and Czech Renata Vorakova 6-1, 6-1.

Another tough week

A good entry in preparation for the difficult week awaited by Laval locals in the California desert.

Interviewed at Journal Last week, Fernandez said he was looking forward to Indian Wells, but expected his next tournaments to be “tough and tough”.

“But these difficulties are a privilege. It is my dream. I have wanted to do the same since I was 5 years old,” she said relatively.

Fit Players

Because of his performances in New York, his opponents have been waiting hard for him and are well aware of his game. Start with cornet‌.

But if logic is respected, then many players will stand in its way (See below).

Including Olympic champion, Swiss Belinda Bensik and finalist Czech Carolina Pliskova in Montreal.

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But in tennis – and especially in women’s tennis – anything is possible.

Leila is also a prime example of this, beating four favorites in a row at the US Open a fortnight ago, before playing the final match with young Briton Emma Radukanu.

# 13 Third Round

Anastasia Pavluchenkova | Russian, 30 years old

  • Ranking: 13E
  • Career record: 453-310
  • Career Titles: 12
  • This season’s title: 0
  • File Against Auction: 0-0

# 10 16 Round

Belinda Bensik | Swiss, 24 years

  • Current ranking: 10E
  • Career record: 308-71
  • Career Titles: 4
  • This season’s title: 0 (except Olympics)
  • File Against Auction: 0-1

# 4 Quarter-Finals

Iga SwiTech | Polish, 20 years

  • Current ranking: 4E
  • Career record: 143-43
  • Career Titles: 3
  • This season’s titles: 2
  • File Against Auction: 0-0

# 7 Semi-Final

Elena Svitolina | Ukrainian, 27 years

  • Current ranking: 7E
  • Career record: 426-218
  • Career Titles: 16
  • This season’s title: 1
  • File Against Auction: 1-1

# 3 End

Carolina Pliskova | Czech, 29 years

  • Current ranking: 3E
  • Career record: 575-314
  • Career Titles: 16
  • This season’s title: 0
  • File Against Auction: 0-0

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