>> Czech tennis player Linda Fruhvirtová.
Osaka – Eighteen-year-old tennis player Linda Fruhvirtová was unable to finish the opening match at the WTA tournament in Osaka today. They are playing 1:1 in sets with their British opponent Harriet Dart, the darkness prevented further continuation and the organizers had to postpone the match to Tuesday.
Dartová won the first set 7:5, Fruhvirtová won the second set by the same ratio. She is the only Czech representative at the tournament in Japan and at the same time the fourth seed. She has a chance to end her seven-game losing streak in Osaka.
Osaka Women's Tennis Tournament
(hard court, $259,303 endowment):
Singles – 1st round:
Podoroská (5-Arg.) – Yuan Jüe (China) 6:4, 3:6, 7:5, Putintseva (6- Kaz.) – Šnajderová (Russia) 6:2, 6:3, Kruegerová (USA) – Baindlova (8-Ukrainian) 6:2, 6:3, Savinychová (Russia) – Friedsamová (Germany) 6: 4, 1:6, 6:3.