Monday March 08, 2010
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova wins her first tournament the 2010 Monterrey Open over Daniela Hantuchova
Daniela during the first set was very solid and wins it, 6-1.
Anastasia seams not into the first set at all but like Maria Sharapova she never gives up.
Anastasia gets up and go play the second set like their was no tomorow winning the second set 6-1.
Daniela seamed like she got hit by a train because Anastasia never stoped and wins the third set 6-0.
Anastasia only 18 years old but played today 2 matches like an old pro.
2 matches because she had to lay the semi-final a few hours ago.
Anastasia is a new rising star that needs to be followed closely.
MONTERREY QUICK FACTS
Main draw dates: Monday, March 1 Sunday, March 7, 2010
Singles Final: Sunday, March 7, following doubles (not before 4.30pm)
Doubles Final: Sunday, March 7, 3.00pm
Venue: Sierra Madre Tennis Club
Status: Sony Ericsson WTA Tour International Event
Total prize money: US$220,000
Staging: 2nd year (2009 was first staging)
Draw sizes: 32 singles / 16 doubles / 32 qualifying (4 qualifiers)
Surface: Hardcourt / Outdoors
2009 Finals: (2) Marion Bartoli (FRA) d. Li Na (CHN) 64 63
(4) Dechy (FRA) / Santangelo (ITA) d. Benesova (CZE) / Zahlavova Strycova (CZE) 63 64
PRIZE MONEY AND RANKING POINTS
Prize money at the 2010 Monterrey Open US$220,000.
Singles Main Draw: Dominika Cibulkova (SVK), Daniela Hantuchova (SVK), Jelena Jankovic (SRB)
YOUNGEST AND OLDEST IN SINGLES MAIN DRAW (Not Including Qualifiers)
Youngest: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 18 years old (b. July 3, 1991)
Oldest: Jill Craybas (USA) 35 years old (b. July 4, 1974)
DEBUTANTES (Not Including Qualifiers)
Not including the four qualifiers, the following players are making their singles main draw debuts:
[WC] Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) Sorana Cirstea (ROU) Julie Coin (FRA)
Alize Cornet (FRA) Sara Errani (ITA) Julia Goerges (GER)
Laura Granville (USA) [WC] Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) Polona Hercog (SLO)
Lucie Hradecka (CZE) [WC] Jelena Jankovic (SRB) Kaia Kanepi (EST)
Patricia Mayr (AUT) Anabel Medina Garrigues (ESP) Arantxa Parra Santonja (ESP)
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) Alexandra Wozniak (CAN)
Sandra Zahlavova (CZE) [Q-09]
* Years competed in qualifying indicated in parentheses, if applicable
Not factoring in the four qualifiers, 16 countries are represented in the singles main draw, led by 6 from Czech Republic:
Austria (1) Patricia Mayr
Canada (1) Aleksandra Wozniak
Czech Republic (6) Iveta Benesova, Lucie Hradecka, Lucie Safarova, Sandra Zahlavova, Barbora Zahlavova
Strycova, Klara Zakopalova
Estonia (1) Kaia Kanepi
France (2) Julie Coin, Alize Cornet
Germany (2) Anna-Lena Groenefeld, Julia Goerges
Hungary (1) Agnes Szavay
Italy (2) Sara Errani, Roberta Vinci
Latvia (1) Anastasija Sevastova
Romania (1) Sorana Cirstea
Russia (1) Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Serbia (1) [WC] Jelena Jankovic
Slovakia (2) [WC] Dominika Cibulkova, [WC] Daniela Hantuchova
Slovenia (1) Polona Hercog
Spain (2) Anabel Medina