Athletistic/Tennis. Russian tennis player Lyudmila Samsonova, 15th in the world, defeated Spaniard Sara Sorribes-Tormo (54th in the ranking) in the first round of the WTA-500 tournament on grass in Bad Homburg, Germany, with a score of 6: 3 , 6:1.

The match lasted 1 hour 27 minutes. Samsonova completed seven aces, double faulted and converted 5 of 11 break points. Sorribes-Tormo did not make a single ace, committed a double fault and converted 1 of 4 break points.

In the second round, Samsonova will meet the winner of the match between the Czech Katerina Sinyakova (27th racket in the world) and the Frenchwoman Clara Burel (43rd).

Sinyakova is the current champion of the Bad Homburg tournament, which in 2023 belonged to the WTA-250 category.

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