The Spanish Sara sorribes beat the Canadian on Tuesday Carol zhao in two sets in the first round of the tournament WTA 1,000 from Montreal (Canada) and will face the Russian Luidmila Samsonova.
Sorribes, the 48th in the world, needed 86 minutes to get rid of Zhao (291) in two sets, 6-3 and 6-2. The Spanish will face the Thursday to the Russian Samsonova (52), that this Tuesday she defeated the Kazakh Elena Rybakina (19) in three sets (4-6, 7-5 and 4-6).
This Tuesday they went to next round the seed number 10, the Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (17), who defeated the French Caroline Garcia (63); and the italian Camila giorgi (71), who won the seed number 9, Belgian Elise Mertens (16).
Other players who won their matches today They were the Americans Sloane Stephens (62), Jessica Pegula (30), Danielle Collins (28) and Cori Gauff (24); the British Johanna Konta (41); the Russians Daria Katsatkina (27) and Veronika Kudermetova (33); Canada’s Bianca Andreescu (seed number 2); the Czech Petra Kvitova (12); and the Serbian Dona Vekic (56).
Behind the removal of Muguruza, the Spanish representation in Montreal is in the hands of Paula Badosa (31), who on Monday beat the Swiss Viktorija Golubic in two sets, and Sorribes.
Badosa, the number 31 of the WTA classification, is will face Wednesday to the canadian Rebecca Marino, the number 220 in the world, who on Monday gave the surprise by defeating the American Madison Keys, number 26.