July 3, 2022

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Roland Garros | Leila Fernandez storms into the quarters

Roland Garros |  Leila Fernandez storms into the quarters

Leila Fernandez did not surprise us. The 19-year-old Quebezer received a ticket to the Roland-Garros quarter-final on Sunday. She defeated Amanda Anisimova of the United States 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 in three sets.

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She reached the quarterfinals of the Grand Slam tournament for the second time in her career.

“It was a very difficult match, Fernandez commented in front of the microphone Marion Bartoli on the field after the match. Amanda is a very good player.

“And in fact I’m glad to be able to play in front of Theory Henry! “, She added, the legend of French soccer was established at the Philippe – Chatterjee court stand.

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Thierry Henry attends a match between Leila Fernandez and Amanda Anisimova.

Lela roars

Clearly ready, the Montreal native started his match with the lion. Although it was already noon in Paris, Anisimova seemed to have a head in his cereal. Kubeser’s strikes are precise and alive. She also took a 4-0 lead in the first set.

The American was able to regain his momentum by taking advantage of his opponent’s errors on the serve. His first two games were won in a somewhat hesitant sequence from Fernandez in this regard. But too little, too late …

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