Originally Posted by Dorien.
Tough first round. But good luck
Yes, I agree. This girl looks quite dangerous. She is only ranked 253 but she is also only 19 and she is moving up the rankings rapidly. She looks to have a very good future. On top of that she has qualified beating a couple of pretty good players in Bratchikova and Daniilidou. And she is playing at home.
So all that adds up to a much tougher match than it might look on the surface. If Monica can win it however, and if she plays well she certainly can, it would bode well for the rest of the clay court season.