Our Jimmie48 is still busy at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix and on Wednesday he photographed all the women’s singles matches. Simona Halep came from a set down to beat Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova 4-6 6-2 6-3 and reach the quarterfinals, while other players in action played their first-round matches.
Petra Kvitova was defeated 6-3 6-2 by Angelique Kerber, who had lost to the Czech on the same court in the Fed Cup at the weekend, Coco Vandeweghe eliminated fellow American Sloane Stephens 6-1 6-0, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova beat Madison Keys 7-6(7) 5-7 6-4, Anett Kontaveit prevailed against Kristina Mladenovic 5-7 7-6(3) 7-6(5), Zarina Diyas beat Carina Witthoeft 6-3 6-2, and world No.193 qualifier Veronika Kudermetova upset Carla Suarez Navarro 7-6(5) 6-2 to reach the second round.
MORE PHOTOS FROM THE 2018 PORSCHE TENNIS GRAND PRIX:
- Tuesday: Siegemund kicks off title defense, Garcia beats Sharapova
- Monday: Players’ Night, Porsche Parking Challenge, completion of qualifying, start of main-draw action