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My name is Patrick Moeke and I will keep you informed of all developments at Kiki Bertens' match at Roland Garros.

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  • Roland Garros

  • Second round

  • Bertens-Errani

  • First set 

Roland Garros · a few seconds ago

Set Bertens!

1-0 (7-6 (5))

It is a bit changeable, but Kiki Bertens still manages to conquer the first set.

The number eight in the world wins the tiebreaker with 7-5.

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Roland Garros 2 minutes ago

Setpoint Bertens.

Errani serves underhand and Bertens immediately punishes that.

Can De Wateringse serve it out?

Roland Garros 2 minutes ago


Bertens gives it away with a number of unnecessary errors.

Who will arrive at setpoint?

Roland Garros 6 minutes ago

With a 4-2 lead for Bertens, both tennis players change sides in the tiebreaker.

Errani will be the first to serve again.

Roland Garros 7 minutes ago

Bertens takes the infinitive and takes a 3-1 lead in the tiebreak.

Errani seems to have lost it completely.

Roland Garros 8 minutes ago

Marcella Mesker is also in disbelief looking at Errani's fumbling.

Unimaginable: Sara Errani does not get her serve in, toss 4-5 times, time warning, DF, underhand, break, but it is still 6-6 in the first set against Bertens


Avatar Author Marcella Mesker Moment of places 12: 48 - September 30, 2020

8 minutes ago

Roland Garros · 10 minutes ago

Break Bertens!


In a bizarre game in which Errani serves twice underhand, Bertens strikes.

The Dutch is not a point and makes it 6-6.

Roland Garros 11 minutes ago

Bizarre this!

Errani does not succeed in throwing the ball upwards at her service, then serves underhand.

Bertens immediately punishes it and takes a 0-30 lead.

Roland Garros · 14 minutes ago

Break Errani


Bertens hands the game to Errani with a double error.

For the second time, the Italian may serve for set win.

Roland Garros 20 minutes ago

Break Bertens!


Errani has difficulty throwing the ball upwards and is therefore unable to serve well.

Bertens benefits optimally and makes 5-5 of it.

Roland Garros 26 minutes ago

Bertens is still alive.

De Wateringse comes back to 4-5, but Errani will now have to break to stay in the set.

26 minutes ago

Roland Garros 29 minutes ago

Break Bertens!

3-5 (0-0)

And out of nowhere Bertens comes back again.

The number five on the placement list is not a point and makes it 3-5.

Roland Garros 33 minutes ago

Break Errani!

2-5 (0-0)

Bertens seemed to recover, but has now lost control over this set again.

Errani may serve for set win.

Roland Garros 34 minutes ago

Serena Williams withdraws for second round match 

Serena Williams is no longer participating in Roland Garros.

The American is withdrawing for an unknown reason for her second round match at the Grand Slam tournament in Paris.

Roland Garros 35 minutes ago

Bertens forfeits four break chances to get the same level.

Errani keeps her service and comes in at 4-2.

Roland Garros 43 minutes ago

Bertens continues its good game and maintains its service in a convincing manner.

The number five on the placement list comes back to 2-3, but is still a break behind.

43 minutes ago

Roland Garros one hour ago

Break Bertens!

1-3 (0-0)

And there is the break for Kiki Bertens.

With a number of nice points, she makes it 1-3.

Roland Garros one hour ago

The moment when there is a big bang in Paris.

It's not clear exactly what happened, but it may have been an airplane that passed through the sound barrier.


Explosion in Paris, would go to plane through the sound barrier


Avatar Author Joost Nederpelt Moment of places 12: 08 - September 30, 2020

Roland Garros one hour ago

Break Errani!

0-3 (0-0)

Kiki Bertens also returns her second service.

The number eight in the world is facing a 3-0 deficit.

Roland Garros one hour ago

Errani keeps her game without difficulty and takes a 2-0 lead.

Bertens is not comfortable in the game yet.

Roland Garros one hour ago

Break Errani!

0-1 (0-0)

Bertens seems somewhat upset after that enormous (fireworks?) Bang.

The Dutch immediately delivers its service and falls behind.

an hour ago

Roland Garros one hour ago

A strange moment at the start of the game.

At a stand of 15-30 there is a huge bang near the track of Bertens.

The Dutch waits to serve and laughs at it.

Roland Garros one hour ago

Bertens starts serving.

Her second round match against Sara Errani at Roland Garros is underway.

Roland Garros one hour ago

Bertens and Errani played against each other five times before and the Dutch never managed to win.

Their last meeting was at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, when Errani won in three sets (4-6, 6-4 and 6-3).

Roland Garros one hour ago

Good news!

It is dry in Paris and the sail is being pulled from runway 14.

It seems that Kiki Bertens will soon start her second round match against Sara Errani.

Roland Garros 2 hours ago

Unfortunately, it is raining again in Paris.

The match between Kiki Bertens and Sara Errani will in any case not start before 11.30 am.

Roland Garros 3 hours ago

Bertens opponent of today, Sara Errani, was in the final of Roland Garros in 2012.

The Italian then had to leave the overall victory to Maria Sharapova and has since failed to reach the final of a Grand Slam tournament again.

Errani has now dropped to the 150th place on the WTA ranking.

Roland Garros 4 hours ago

Kiki Bertens will play her second match at Roland Garros at 11 am (when it is dry).

The Dutch, who struggled to beat Katarina Zavatska earlier this week, meets Sara Errani from Italy.

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