Dianka beat Valentina Ryser (18 yo, #60/CHR 44) 3-6 6-3 6-1 in R1 of RG today
Poor Dianochka looked like a child as compared to her opponent.
She was looking quite down and pissed with her play throughout the whole match, but despite that kept moving on the next point with increased focus, and ended up settling.
I thought the Swiss was quite lucky in the first set, everything seemed to be going her way (netcords, balls on the lines); Dianka was struggling with her movement (especially the lateral one), but she gradually woke up and eventually found her game, especially her serve, which was becoming quite a weapon in the 2nd half of the match (she hit quite a few aces and serve winners).
The Swiss had a few people supporting her in the stands, while there only seemed to be one man cheering Dianka on. By his looks, I assume he was father. After she won, a woman and a boy joined them - probably the rest of the family, but I hadn't noticed them in the stands (they weren't sat next to her father, at least).
She looked quite relieved after she won.
I really hope she will keep growing because she really has a nice game, and her being too short for today's physical game in pros is my main concern.
Not quite sure what her current size range is though... Also, she was sporting her iconic headscarf, and wearing the Adidas dress from the current collection.
Not sure whether she is now sponsored by them, or she just bought it with her own money, though.