In the second round of Roland Garros two Belarusian tennis players met. Arina Sobolenko played against compatriot Alexandra Sasnovich. Arina was able to climb to the 4th line of the world ranking. Sasnovich is in 103rd place. The favorite of this match is unambiguous. The only thing that Bookmakers and forecasters think about is how many games will be played. In the First Round, Sasnovich beat Parry in 3 sets (3 - 6, 6 - 3 and 3 - 6). Sobolenko confidently outplayed Konyukh in 2 sets (4 - 6 and 3 - 6). The fact that there will be a grassroots match is a fact. Let's see how many games Sasnovich can take.
Review of the first set of the second round match Roland Garros: Alexandra Sasnovich - Arina Sobolenko
Arina Sobolenko was lucky to start the match. In the first game, Sasnovich tried to impose a fight. She made the score "straight." Surprisingly, Sasnovich immediately starts with a realized break point. In the second game, Sobolenko scored a reverse break point. The score becomes equal. Another surprise awaited in game 3. Sasnovich realized the second break point and again took the lead. In the 4th game, Sobolenko has already implemented a break point. The score becomes equal again. In the 5th game, tennis fans saw another break point performed by Sasnovich. She steps forward for the third time. Score: 3 - 2. In the 6th game Sasnovich was leading 40 - 30. But Sobolenko equalized the score. By tradition, Sobolenko has implemented a reverse break point and compares the score in the set: 3 - 3.
In the 7th game, Sobolenko was able to realize her first serve. She took the lead: 3 - 4. Now it is time for Alexandra to win her serve and equalize the score: 4 - 4. In the 9th game Sobolenko wins his serve. The score becomes: 4 - 5. In the 10th game, Sasnovich equalizes the score in the set on his serve: 5 - 5. Arina Sobolenko wins the 11th game on her serve. Score: 5 - 6. In the 12th game Sobolenko was able to put the squeeze on Alexandra Sasnovich. She implemented a break point. The result of the first set: 5 - 7.
Review of the second set of the second round match Roland Garros: Alexandra Sasnovich - Arina Sobolenko
In the second set Sobolenko served first. Sasnovich starts the same way as in the first set. She implemented a break point. In the second game, the score was equal: 40 - 40. In the second game, Sobolenko is already marked by a realized break-point. In the 3rd game, after several "even" and stubborn struggles, Sasnovich realized her next break-point. Score: 2 - 1. In the 4th game Sobolenko repeats exactly the scenario of the first set. She realized the reverse break point again. The score becomes equal: 2 - 2. In the 5th game, Arina departed from the course of events of the first set. She won a point on her serve. Thus, came forward? 2 - 3. In the next game I realized a break-0 point. The score becomes 2 - 4.
In the 7th game, Sasnovich has already implemented a break point. She reduced the gap in the score: 3 - 4. In the 8th game, Arina realized her next break-point. She went to serve for set and match. Due to Arina's double mistake, Sasnovich made the score: 40 - 40. After “exactly” Sobolenko was able to win 2 draws. Thus, the score of the set: 3 - 6. The result of the second round match at Roland Garros: 0 - 2 (5 - 7 and 3 - 6).
Arina, having played a rather controversial match, was able to beat her compatriot. She goes to the third round of the competition.