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Monastir Open: Uchijima through to second round
Moyuka Uchijima won against Kamilla Rakhimova 6-3, 6-3 on Tuesday afternoon and will play the winner of the match between Croat Petra Martic, the No 4 seed, and Czech qualifier Linda Fruhvirtova in the next round
Japanese qualifier Moyuka Uchijima moved into the second round of the Monastir Open by beating Russian Kamilla Rakhimova 6-3, 6-3 at the Monastir Tennis Club on Tuesday afternoon.
Uchijima, ranked No 124, will play the winner of the match between Croat Petra Martic, the No 4 seed, and Czech qualifier Linda Fruhvirtova next.
Monastir WTA 250, other first-round results (Monastir Tennis Club, hard, USD 251.750, most recent results first):
- Varvara Gracheva vs. Veronika Kudermetova
- Ons Jabeur vs. Ann Li
- Tamara Zidansek vs. Marina Bassols Ribera
- Yasmine Mansouri vs. Magdalena Frech
- Petra Martic vs. Linda Fruhvirtova: tuesday
- Diane Parry beat Harmony Tan (LL): 6-4, 2-6, 6-1
- Harriet Dart beat Nuria Parrizas Diaz: 6-2, 6-4
- Anastasia Potapova (6) beat Mirra Andreeva (WC): 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3
- Evgeniya Rodina beat Elena-Gabriela Ruse: 6-1, 6-3
- Alize Cornet (3) beat Laura Pigossi: 7-6 (3), 6-0
- Elise Mertens (5) beat Jaqueline Cristian: 6-1, 6-1
- Claire Liu beat Ana Konjuh (Q): 6-3, 6-2
- Lucrezia Stefanini (Q) beat Magda Linette (8): 2-6, 6-4, 6-4
- Despina Papamichail (Q) beat Lin Zhu: 1-6, 7-6 (2), 6-0
- Katerina Siniakova (7) beat Chloe Paquet: 6-4, 4-0 ret.