Good afternoon and welcome to this live blog on NU.nl.

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

Lots of fun!



  • Roland Garros

  • Second round

  • Stand in sets:

  • Bertens-Errani 1-1

Roland Garros one minute ago

Break Bertens!

4-4 (1-1)



Bertens, who has just let her physiotherapist come onto the track, is struggling with physical discomfort but is not yet giving up.

The Dutch breaks Errani and comes back to 4-4.

Roland Garros 2 minutes ago

15-40.

Two breakpoints for Bertens.

This party is moving in all directions.

2 minutes ago

Roland Garros · 5 minutes ago

Break Errani!

3-4 (1-1)



Bertens makes no point on her own service and sees Errani take a 4-3 lead.

Roland Garros 6 minutes ago

0-30.

Bertens immediately runs into problems with her own service.

Roland Garros 7 minutes ago

Break Bertens!

3-3 (1-1)



It is certainly not easy, but Bertens finally manages to break Errani.

It is 3-3 in the deciding game.

Roland Garros 8 minutes ago

Errani throws the ball incorrectly three times, hits her second serve and gives Bertens a new chance.

Will the Dutch strike now?

Roland Garros 9 minutes ago

No.

It's again deuce.

9 minutes ago

Roland Garros 9 minutes ago

30-40.

Breakpoint for Bertens.

Can De Wateringse make it 3-3?

Roland Garros · 10 minutes ago

30-30.

Errani is again struggling to serve.

Will Bertens get a break chance?

Roland Garros 13 minutes ago

Break Errani!

2-3 (1-1)



Kiki Bertens mainly loses to herself and is broken by Sara Errani.

The Italian takes a 3-2 lead in the deciding set.

Roland Garros · 14 minutes ago

Deuce.

Bertens is annoyed by the fact that there are fewer ball boys and is grumbling on the court.

Roland Garros 16 minutes ago

40-30 in favor of Bertens.

The Dutch seems to be peaking at exactly the right time.

16 minutes ago

Roland Garros 17 minutes ago

0-30.

Bertens runs into problems again on her own service.

Roland Garros 18 minutes ago

With a love game Errani comes back to 2-2.

The Italian does not have to serve underhand in this game.

Roland Garros 22 minutes ago

Game Bertens.

It is not easy, but the number eight in the world is fighting for a 2-1 lead.

Roland Garros 23 minutes ago

Deuce.

Despite an ace, Bertens runs into problems again on her own service.

Roland Garros 26 minutes ago

Game Errani: 1-1.

Despite a private service, the Italian manages to come on a par with Bertens.

26 minutes ago

Roland Garros 28 minutes ago

Errani serves again underhand, but Bertens penalizes it immediately: 15-15.

Roland Garros 30 minutes ago

A good opening game gives Kiki Bertens a 1-0 lead in the third set.

It is the first time since the first set that Bertens has managed to maintain its service.

Roland Garros 31 minutes ago

"Shut up!" Bertens shouts to the almost empty stands.

Precisely because it is so empty, every sound stands out.

Roland Garros 32 minutes ago

Bertens may start serving in the third set.

The Dutch will have to make fewer mistakes to beat Errani.

Roland Garros 36 minutes ago

Set Errani!

1-1 (6-3)



It's unbelievable but true: Errani, who regularly serves underhand, manages to win the set.

It's level again on runway 14.

36 minutes ago

Roland Garros 39 minutes ago

Break Errani!

3-5 (1-0)



The dramatic serving Errani is now allowed to serve for set win.

Roland Garros 39 minutes ago

Breakpoint Errani.

Bertens will have to recover.

Roland Garros 40 minutes ago

And Errani also leaves two breakpoints unused.

Bertens turns it into deuce.

Roland Garros 44 minutes ago

Game Errani.

Bertens leaves six breakpoints unused and sees Errani take a 4-3 lead.

Roland Garros one hour ago

And again Bertens hits the ball into the net.

Again it is deuce.

Roland Garros one hour ago

Breakpoint number six for Bertens ...

Roland Garros one hour ago

No, it is not.

Errani hits everything back and turns it into deuce again.

Bertens will be discouraged.

Roland Garros one hour ago

With a nice ball, Bertens forces her fifth break chance in this game.

Can she cash in on the break now?

Roland Garros one hour ago

Bertens is again unable to cash in on the break.

She hits the ball in the net and it is again deuce.

Roland Garros one hour ago

A fourth breakpoint for Kiki Bertens.

Can the Dutch strike now?

Roland Garros one hour ago

And Errani is also swearing.

There is a lot of renovation on the Roland Garros site and the Italian is suffering from that.

Roland Garros one hour ago

Bertens misses two break opportunities: deuce.

Roland Garros one hour ago

It is a good thing that this umpire cannot understand Dutch.

"What a shitty goodbye", says Kiki Bertens, who is clearly frustrated.

Despite a number of unnecessary mistakes, the Dutch still manages to maintain its service: 3-3.

Roland Garros one hour ago

Sara Errani is the first player to maintain her service turn in this set.

The number one hundred and fifty in the world takes a 3-2 lead against Bertens.

Roland Garros one hour ago

Break Errani!

2-2 (1-0) We



also see a break in the fourth game.

Bertens is now broken again and gives Errani hope.

Roland Garros one hour ago

Break Bertens!

2-1 (1-0)



Errani really can't do it anymore and has no idea how to serve.

Bertens takes the break.

Roland Garros one hour ago

Out of desperation, Errani hits another private service in the net.

Bertens can scratch the head that she is not already at a much larger lead here.

Roland Garros one hour ago

Break Errani!

1-1 (1-0)



And just when the match seems over, Bertens makes some mistakes again.

Errani takes maximum advantage and comes back to 1-1.

Roland Garros one hour ago

Break Bertens!

1-0 (1-0)



With a second service behind the baseline, Errani makes a double foul.

Bertens receives the opening game as a gift.

Roland Garros one hour 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.

Roland Garros one hour ago

Setpoint Bertens.

Errani serves underhand and Bertens immediately punishes that.

Can De Wateringse serve it out?

Roland Garros one hour ago

5-5.

Bertens gives it away with a number of unnecessary errors.

Who will arrive at setpoint?

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