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WTA Makarska Open 2022 second day: Wurth and Ruzic won, today's match of the day


Potapova and Wurth will play at the WTA Makarska Open today at 8.30 pm, and Ružić will play against Schmiedlova at around 5 pm. Lukas lost to Chinese Xiyu Wang 6:3, 6:4.

For Croatian tennis players wednesday was focused on the afternoon and the Central Court. Tara Wurth came out on the field first and did a great job, beating the Hungarian Reka Luca Jani with 6:2, 6:4.

"I played against this girl, I knew I had a good match ahead of me. I played very well in the first set, I managed to keep it in the second set and I am overjoyed with this victory ", said Wurth.

She found out at the last minute that she would play in Makarska at all.

"Yes, I found out at the last minute that I was playing and I really thank you for the invitation."

Tara is the 357th tennis player in the world, she is 19 years old.

"I have a small German surname, but I am from Zagreb. I have been training since the age of seven and I am slowly entering professional waters", said a satisfied Tara.

The first seed Russian Varvara Gračeva defeated Slovenian Dalila Jakupovič 7:5, 6:4, while the second seed Italian Lucia Bronzetti lost to Anastasia Gasanova from Russia 1:6, 6:4, 7:5. Olga Danilović beat Japan's Hozumi 6:2, 6:1, while the fourth seed, Poland's Magdalena Frech, was followed by Italy's Elisabetta Cocciaretto 6:1, 6:0.

Sixth seed Clara Burel from France knocked out Romanian Bara with 3:6, 6:1, 6:3. Anastazija Tihonova saw off the Croatian representative Ayline Samardžić with 6:0, 6:1 from the field.

The penultimate match on the Central court was played by Tena Lukas, but she was defeated by the Chinese Xiyu Wang 6:3, 6:4.

In the last match, the Croatian representative Antonija Ružić and Dea Herdželaš from BiH played under the spotlight. In the thriller that lasted until 11 pm, Ružić won with the result 4:6, 6:1, 7:6 (7).

Today, Potapova and Wurth will play in the match of the day at 20.30, and Ružić will play against Schmiedlova at around 5 pm.

Foto: Vladimir Dugandžić/Cropix



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