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 · a few seconds ago

Errani served underhand several times, but is ultimately furious with Bertens.

Without congratulating the Dutch, the Italian storms to the changing rooms.

Roland Garros · 5 minutes ago

Bertens survives match point and wins in bizarre match against Errani at Roland Garros


Kiki Bertens falls crying to the ground after she has used her fourth match point.

The Dutch beat Sara Errani in three sets in a bizarre match full of errors.

It becomes 7-6 (5), 3-6 and 9-7.

5 minutes ago

Roland Garros 7 minutes ago

Matchpoint Bertens.

Is the fourth chance hit for the Dutch?

Roland Garros 8 minutes ago

Deuce!

This is also possible.

Bertens leaves three breakpoints unused.

Roland Garros 8 minutes ago

30-40.

And Bertens cannot use the second match point either.

Roland Garros 9 minutes ago

15-40.

Errani eliminates the first match point.

Roland Garros 9 minutes ago

0-40.

Three match points for Kiki Bertens.

9 minutes ago

Roland Garros 9 minutes ago

0-30.

Bertens takes the initiative with a phenomenal ball.

Can De Wateringse decide now?

Roland Garros 12 minutes ago

Game Bertens!

8-7 (1-1)



Bertens finally manages to keep its service.

And is she now able to break Errani, who also serves up dramatically in this set?

Roland Garros · 14 minutes ago

15-15.

Errani is disturbed by the behavior of Bertens, who takes long breaks between turns and leans on her racket.

The Italian does not seem to believe that Bertens actually has physical problems.

Roland Garros 16 minutes ago

Break Bertens!

7-7 (1-1)



It is more difficult for the ladies in this phase of the match to maintain their servicings than to break each other.

Bertens strikes this time and draws the score again.

Roland Garros 17 minutes ago

15-40.

Two breakpoints for Kiki Bertens.

What a bizarre party this is.

17 minutes ago

Roland Garros 18 minutes ago

0-30.

Are there break opportunities for Bertens?

Roland Garros 18 minutes ago

0-15.

In any case, Bertens starts strong and does not give up yet.

Roland Garros 20 minutes ago

Break Errani!

6-7 (1-1)



Errani breaks Bertens again and may serve for the game for the third time today.

How long can Bertens, who seems to be struggling with many physical discomforts, still maintain this?

Roland Garros 21 minutes ago

30-40.

Breakpoint Errani.

Roland Garros 22 minutes ago

15-30.

You don't expect it, but Bertens runs into problems again on her own service.

22 minutes ago

Roland Garros 25 minutes ago

Break Bertens!

6-6 (1-1)



Bertens remains in the race!

At Roland Garros we don't play a tiebreaker in the deciding set, so we just keep going.

Roland Garros 25 minutes ago

Breakpoint Bertens.

With her fourteenth double fault, Errani gives Bertens another chance.

Roland Garros 26 minutes ago

Deuce.

Bertens still does not give up.

Roland Garros 26 minutes ago

40-30.

Match point for Errani against Bertens, who has trouble walking.

Roland Garros 27 minutes ago

15-30.

Still opportunities for Bertens?

Errani is serving underhand again.

27 minutes ago

Roland Garros 31 minutes ago

Break Errani!

5-6 (1-1)



Again Errani will get a chance to serve out the match and that is mainly thanks to Kiki Bertens, who again makes an unnecessary mistake.

Roland Garros 31 minutes ago

Breakpoint Errani.

Bertens makes a lot of mistakes with her backhand today.

Roland Garros 32 minutes ago

Deuce.

Bertens stays in the game with a nice volley.

Roland Garros 33 minutes ago

Breakpoint Errani.

Roland Garros 34 minutes ago

Deuce.

The level is questionable, but the tension makes up for a lot.

Roland Garros 34 minutes ago

30-40.

Breakpoint Errani.

Roland Garros 35 minutes ago

30-30.

It is also the same in this game.

Roland Garros 37 minutes ago

Break Bertens!

5-5 (1-1)



Bertens fights back!

It's just 5-5 again.

What a bizarre party this is.

Roland Garros 38 minutes ago

15-40.

Two breakpoints for Kiki Bertens against Errani, who serves underhand again.

Roland Garros 39 minutes ago

0-30.

Will Bertens get opportunities again?

Roland Garros 42 minutes ago

Break Errani!

4-5 (1-1)



The Italian strikes at the right time.

If she manages to maintain her service, the game is over.

Roland Garros 42 minutes ago

Breakpoint Errani.

Bertens cries out in frustration.

Roland Garros 43 minutes ago

Deuce.

Bertens gets two game points, but still lets Errani come back.

Roland Garros one hour 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 one hour ago

15-40.

Two breakpoints for Bertens.

This party is moving in all directions.

Roland Garros one hour 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 one hour ago

0-30.

Bertens immediately runs into problems with her own service.

Roland Garros one hour 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 one hour 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 one hour ago

No.

It's again deuce.

Roland Garros one hour ago

30-40.

Breakpoint for Bertens.

Can De Wateringse make it 3-3?

Roland Garros one hour ago

30-30.

Errani is again struggling to serve.

Will Bertens get a break chance?

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