Ukrainian tennis player Marta Kostyuk, which occupies in the WTA rankings position 264, confidently overcame the first round of the prestigious tournament in the French city of Strasbourg.
Martha Kostiuk – Marie Benoit 2:0 (6:4, 6:1)
The struggle between players was only in the first set. Ukrainka was twice behind in the score, but each time she was able to recoup. With the score 5:4 in favor Kostyuk Ukrainian managed to make the third break and win the set.
In the second party struggle was not. Mar allowed Benoit to win only one game on his serve and easily won the match. In 1/8 final he will play against Zheng Saisai of China.
Kostiuk made it to the 1/8 finals after another Ukrainian Diane Yastremsky. Dayana beat of competition hostess Pauline Parmentier.