Sorana Cîrstea, eliminated in the first round in Eastbourne

Sorana Cîrstea (29 WTA) was defeated by the Ukrainian Anhelina Kalinina (44 WTA), who came from the qualifications, in two sets, 3-6, 2-6, on Monday, in the first round of the WTA 500 tournament on grass in Eastbourne (Marea Great Britain), endowed with total prizes of 922,573 dollars.

Sorana Cîrstea. PHOTO: The Truth Archive

Kalinina prevailed in less than an hour and a half, she having an ace and making a double fault, Cîrstea managing 4 aces and committing two double faults.

It was the third direct meeting between the two players, with all games going to the Ukrainian so far. In the next round, Kalinina will meet the American Madison Keys (12 WTA, favorite no. 4).