Originally Posted by networthy
The main draw is out. In the first round, Silvia is playing a qualifier, Bernadetta Birkas. I've never heard of her but from her ITF page, Bernadetta is 20 y.o., unranked and hasn't won a MD match in nearly two years. She did, however, reach a career-high ranking of 762 in early 2006 and won two matches to qualify here.
It's winnable for Silvia, so good luck. It would be great to see her ranked!
I'd say very winnable, and the only thing that could cost her there is inexperience - let's hope that won't happen.