Ex-first racket in the world, Olympic champion Yevgeny Kafelnikov spoke about the prospects of a 16-year-old Russian woman Mirra Andreeva at the French Open.
– It is too early to assess the prospects. But the very fact that the girl passes the qualifications and plays with the best tennis players already indicates that Russian tennis, of course, does not stand still. Our girls have always been talented, achieving great success at a young age. Naturally, we are very happy, we will watch, cheer, worry and watch his matches for sure, ”quotes Gazeta.Ru Kafelnikov.
Ranked 143rd by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), Andreeva became the youngest tennis player since 1995, after Frenchwoman Amélie Mauresmo, who managed to break into the main draw at Roland Garros.
The Roland Garros main draw competitions will take place in Paris from May 28 to June 11.
Source : MatchTV
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