Romanian tennis player Sorana Cirstea qualified for the second round of the Grand Slam tournament at Roland Garros on Sunday, after defeating German Tatjana Maria 6-3, 6-3 .
Sorana Cirstea (32 years old, world No. 27), 26th-seeded, won an easy victory, after 64 minutes, although she was led 3-0 in the second set.
The Romanian managed 34 winners (compared to 11) in the match with Tatjana Maria (34 years old, 107 WTA), but she also made several unforced errors (26-8), Agerpres.ro informs.
Cirstea also won her first two matches with Maria: 6-4, 7-6 (5) in 2013 in the first round in Charleston and 5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-2 in 2019 in the first round in Limoges.
Sorana Cirstea secured a check worth 84,000 euros and 70 WTA points.
Sorana's next opponent will be American Sloane Stephens or the German Jule Niemeier.