Video | Sorana Cîrstea – Ons Jabeur 0-6, 6-7, in the first round of the tournament in Rome

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Spectacular return for Sorana Cirstea in the second set

The match lasted one hour and 16 minutes. Sorana Cîrstea had big problems at work and made 8 double mistakes.

Ons Jabeur won eight games in a row and led 5-2 in the second set, but the Romanian had a spectacular comeback. Sorana took the lead, score 6-5, then the set ended in a tiebreak, where Jabeur won 7-1.

For participating in the first round in Rome, Sorana Cirstea will receive 9,456 euros and a point in the WTA rankings.

In the second round in Madrid, Ons Jabeur will play against the Australian Ajla Tomljanovic (41st place WTA).

Sorana Cîrstea – Ons Jabeur 0-6, 6-7 (1-7), in the first round in Rome

UPDATE 21:20 Sorana Cirstea – Ons Jabeur 0-6, 6-7. The Tunisian sportswoman wins 7-1 in a tiebreak and wins the match!

UPDATE 21:14 Sorana Cîstea – Ons Jabeur 0-6, 6-6. The Tunisian does her job and takes the set to tiebreak.

UPDATE 21:11 Sorana Cirstea – Ons Jabeur 0-6, 6-5. Spectacular return of the Romanian, who has won the last four games.

UPDATE 20:59 Sorana Cirstea – Ons Jabeur 0-6, 4-5. The Romanian manages the first break of the match, then does her job with great emotions, after 40-40.

UPDATE 20:47 Sorana Cirstea – Ons Jabeur 0-6, 2-5. The Romanian loses her job again, and Jabeur will serve to win the game.

UPDATE 20:44 Sorana Cirstea – Ons Jabeur 0-6, 2-4. The Tunisian serves very well and does not offer any chance to break the Romanian.

UPDATE 20:41 Sorana Cirstea – Ons Jabeur 0-6, 2-3. Both players won the games on the service.

UPDATE 20:34 Sorana Cirstea – Ons Jabeur 0-6, 1-2. Sorana does her job for the first time and wins a game.

UPDATE 20:30 Sorana Cirstea – Ons Jabeur 0-6, 0-1. The Romanian loses her service at zero at the start of the second set.

UPDATE 20:26 Sorana Cirstea – Ons Jabeur 0-6. Almost perfect set for the number 9 favorite of the Rome tournament! However, the Romanian made many unforced errors.

UPDATE 20:22 Sorana Cirstea – Ons Jabeur 0-5. The perfect series continues for the 7th place WTA athlete! Jabeur is aggressive and surprising thanks to her varied game.

UPDATE 20:13 Sorana Cirstea – Ons Jabeur 0-3. The Romanian ends the service game with a double mistake! Modest start for Sorana Cirstea against the champion from Madrid. Jabeur managed an exceptional point, at 15-15.

UPDATE 20:06 Sorana Cirstea – Ons Jabeur 0-1. Break for the Tunisian sportswoman! The Romanian woman made two double mistakes.

UPDATE 20:00 The two players went out on the field! Ons Jabeur won the draw and chose to receive in the first game. The Romanian will start with the service.

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Sorana Cîrstea – Ons Jabeur, LIVE VIDEO, 20:00, Digi Sport 2, WTA Roma | “Sori”, advantage in direct matches

Jabeur is in excellent shape on slag, materialized by the triumph of the WTA Madridwhere he defeated Jessica Pegula (14 WTA) in the final, live at Digi Sport, score 7-5, 0-6, 6-2.

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Sorana Cirstea, who won the previous two clashes with Ons Jabeur: in 2013, in Doha (2-6, 6-3, 6-0) and in 2014, in Baku (6-3, 6-3), did not play again in Rome in 2018 and only once managed to pass the first round of the competition in Italy.

Ons Jabeur also never made it past the first round in Rome, even though he is the No. 9 favorite of the tournament this year.

The winner of the match Sorana Cîrstea – Ons Jabeur will play in the second round in Rome against the winner of the confrontation Camila Giorgi (Italy, 31 WTA) – Ajla Tomljanovic (Australia, 38 WTA).

Monica Niculescu will also perform today, but in doubles. She will be paired with Alexandra Panova and will duel with the Japanese double Hozumi-Ninomya, from 12:00, live on Digi Sport 4.

Simona Halep qualified for the second round of the tournament WTA of Romeafter defeating her in two sets, score 6-4, 6-4on Alize Cornet.

WTA Roma | Results on Tuesday, May 10th

  • Madison Brengle – Marta Kostyuk 6-4, 6-3
  • Tereza Martincova – Amanda Anisimova 2-6, 6-0, 4-6
  • Lauren Davis – Jelena Ostapenko 6-2, 6-3
  • Jasmine Paolini – Jil Teichmann 3-6, 2-6
  • Liudmila Samsonova – Jessica Pegula 4-6, 3-6, 4-6
  • Elena Rybakina – Elina Avanesyan 6-4, 7-6 (0)
  • Sloane Stephens – Ekaterina Alexandrova 1-6, 2-6

Schedule of WTA Roma matches that will be live on Digi Sport

Digi Sport 2

Lauren DAVIS (USA) – Jelena OSTAPENKO (LAT), 12:00
Liudmila SAMSONOVA (RUS) – Jessica PEGULA (USA) 14:00
Camila OSORIO (COL) – Lucia BRONZETTI (ITA) 16:00
Emma RĂDUCANU (GBR) – Bianca ANDREESCU (CAN) 18:00
Sorana CÎRSTEA (ROU) – Ons JABEUR (TUN), not before 20:00.

Digi Sport 4

Monica NICULESCU (ROU) / Alexandra PANOVA (RUS) – Eri HOZUMI (JPN) / Makoto NINOMIYA (JPN), 12:00
Sloane STEPHENS (USA) – Ekaterina ALEXANDROVA (RUS) 14:00
Elena-Gabriela RUSE (ROU) / Marta KOSTYUK (UKR) – Ulrikke EIKERI (NOR) / Catherine HARRISON (USA) 16:00
Sara SORRIBES TORMO (ESP) – Nuria PARRIZAS DIAZ (ESP) 18:00

New WTA rankings. The positions occupied by Simona Halep and Sorana Cîrstea. Top 10 changes

Simona Halep (30 years old) and Sorana Cirstea (32 years old) continues to be in the top 30 players in the world.

Simona Halep remains the best ranked tennis player in Romania. The Romanian sportswoman started the WTA tournament in Rome from the 21st position of the WTA, while Sorana Cîrstea climbed a position in the world hierarchyfrom the 27th to the 26th position.

Gabriela Ruse (24 years old), who has been injured recently she had to drop her qualification from Romeadded to the WTA rankings and climbed to 56th place.

Romanian WTA player ranking

  • 21. Simona Halep 2,067 points
  • 26. Sorana Cîrstea 1,670 points
  • 56. Gabriela Ruse 1,061 points
  • 62. Irina Begu 1,004 points
  • 70. Jaqueline Cristian 931 points
  • 95. Ana Bogdan 683 points

What the TOP 10 WTA looks like

Following last week’s results at the Madrid tournament, the TOP 10 WTA has undergone changes. Iga Swiatek remained in first place in the hierarchy, while Barbora Krejcikova rose to second place. Ons Jabeur, the winner of the Madrid tournament, climbed to seventh place in the world.

TOP 10 WTA:

  • Iga Swiatek 7,061 points
  • Barbora Krejcikova 5,002 points
  • Paula Badosa 4,720 points
  • Maria Sakkari 4,596 points
  • Anett Kontaveit 4,446 points
  • Karolina Pliskova 4,152 points
  • Ons Jabeur 3,895 points
  • Aryna Sabalenka 3,721 points
  • Danielle Collins 3,216 points
  • Garbine Muguruza 3,135 points

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