Cincinnati (Ohio, USA), Aug. 13 – Spanish women’s tennis ran out Tuesday without representing you in the Cincinnati Premier 5 tournament after losing Garbiñe Muguruza 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (5 ) and 6-4 against the American Madison Keys, sixteenth head of the series.
The serve of Keys made the difference in the decisive moments of the game by getting 13 “aces” for any of the Spanish tennis player, who also committed four double faults, the same as the winner.
Although Muguruza, champion of the tournament in the 2017 edition, played his best tennis in the first round when he subtracted very well and knew how to win the many decisives in the tiebreaker, he no longer had the same strength in the second, which also had to be decided in the tiebreaker.
The third and final fell on the side of Keys because he had better physical condition, and he supported himself with his serve when it came to achieving the many decisive after having made the “break” to Muguruza, number 27 in the world.
The duel between the two players was the fifth with a 4-1 advantage for Keys.
The morning session had also left the defeat of Carla Suárez, who could not with the Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova, who won 6-4 and 6-1 to the veteran Spanish tennis player, number 29 in the world rankings.
The defeats of Muguruza and Suarez leave Spanish women’s tennis without representation in the competition of the last Premier 5 tournament prior to the US Open.