Alongside the Polish Magdalena Frech, the Brazilian obtained an important result to forget the failure in the singles
Beatriz Haddad Maia debuted with a win in the women’s doubles round at Wimbledon. She played alongside Poland’s Magdalena Frech and overtook the experienced duo of Lucie Hradecka and Sania Mirza, the sixth seeded of the tournament. the victory of 2 sets to 1, with split times of 4/6, 6/4 and 6/2, lasted 2 hours and five minutes. In the next round, the Brazilian and French will face expatriate Viktoria Kuzmova and Dutchman Arantxa Rus.
“I’m happy. Frech is a very nice player and we managed to create a good energy. We asked for a quarry in the first round and, in particular, I didn’t play very well. But I decided to work better, focus on the present and look for a solution, different from how I did in singles. I’m happy with this part and tomorrow I have another day to improve my tennis “, said the Brazilian tennis player.
Bia is also in the mixed doubles group with Bruno Soares of Minas Gerais. At their debut they will face the Brazilian Rafael Matos and the Ukrainian Lyudmyla Kichenok.
Despite being eliminated at Wimbledon by Slovenian Kaja Juvan, Bia is having a lot of fun in her career. In the season opener on grass, she won two titles (Nottingham and Birmingham) and even reached a semi-final.
The two consecutive cups that she has collected on the grass and the good season of the last week with 12 unbeaten matches have catapulted Bia Haddad to 29th place in the standings, the best placement of a Brazilian in the WTA ranking, equal to the legendary Maria Esther Bueno.
In the men’s doubles, Brazil also had something to celebrate.
Bruno Soares and Jamie Murray also debuted with a win at Wimbledon. Minas Gerais and the Brit overtook the French duo of Benjamin Bonzi and Arthur Rinderknech in 6/3, 6/4 and 6/2 in 1h33, advancing to the second round.
“It was an excellent debut, we were stopped from start to finish. In the first half we served very well, with a high percentage of first serves. We had studied them and were able to execute the plays very well. return was very firm. It was very nice. Now is the time to prepare ourselves that Friday has more, “said Bruno.