Sophia Kenin, Eugenie Bouchar, Victoria Azarenka, Monica Puig and others will introduce themselves to the tournament in Charleston this week. Without spectators and under strict sanitary measures, the tennis season starts slowly in the USA. Will the Bethanie Mattek-Sands team succeed here, or will the group celebrate around the Madison Keys?
Petra Kvitová pink team against black Karolína Plíšková. Tennis fans in the Czech Republic are already having fun. A similar competition is now taking place in the United States. The All-Star Championships takes place in Charleston this week and is split into two teams of eight.
The captain of the Peace Team is Grand Slam double winner Bethanie Mattek-Sands. Alongside her, this year’s Australian Open winner Sophia Kenin, Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard, Alia Tomljanovic, Jennifer Brady, Danielle Collins, Emma Navarro and Caroline Dolehyde are on the hunt for victory.
Captain of the Peace Team Embed a Tweet He scored a one-on-one victory over Puig in the battle of Olympic medalists in Rio de Janeiro #CreditOneBankInvitational-> https://t.co/KzTOs0qb4i pic.twitter.com/TFYcwBalkN
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The cute Madison Keys team, former world number 1 and two-time Australian Open winner, includes Victoria Azarenka, Grand Slam champion Sloane Stephens, Olympic champion Monica Puig, talented Amanda Anissem, Lily Fernandez, Alison Riske and Shelby Rogers.
Although spectators were unable to attend the tournament, they had the opportunity to watch it thanks to the car cinema and great interest, according to the organizers. In the opening match, Kenin swept Riske twice 6: 1. In the second, the talented Fernandez tackled Navarro. Tomlianoviova added another point for the Peace Squad, which defeated Rogers, but then hit Anissim, for which Collins wasn’t enough. Currently he leads the Peace Team, and the captain who defeats Puig takes his third point. In addition to singles, doubles will also be played, and the winning team must know the winner on Sunday.