The Tennis player Irina Begu (ranked 28th in the world ranking) won the game on Monday against the American player Bethanie Mattek-Sands (ranked 86t WTA), with a score of 5-7, 6-1, 6-3 in the first round of the Grand Slam tournament at Roland Garros. The tournament has total money prizes of 12.032 million euros.

The match lasted more than two hours

The match between Irina Begu and Bethanie Mattek-Sands lasted two hours and nine minutes.

During the match, Begu served three aces and committed three double faults. The Romanian player won 64% of the points played with the first service and 71% of the ones played with the second service. Irina lost her service twice, but she managed five breaks.

Unforced errors.

Begu managed more straight winning balls than Mattek-Sands -33 compared to 30. Also, the Romanian player had fewer unforced errors, 28 compared to the 31 of the American player.Following this result, the balance sheet for the direct meetings became 5-0 for Irina Begu.

The Romanian tennis player was noticed in 2015 in the first round in Paris but in aminimum of sets (6-4, 7-6).

For qualifying in the second round at the French Open, Irina Begu secured 10 points in the WTA rankings and a check worth 30,000 euros.

Irina Begu will play with Coco Vandeweghe in the second round

In the second round at Roland Garros, Irina Begu (25 years old) will meet the American player Coco Vandeweghe (43rd in WTA rankings).

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Coco Vandeweghe (24 years old) has qualified by winning a game in the first round with the British player Naomi Broady (79th in WTA rankings) by a score of 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. It will be the first direct confrontation between the Romanian player and the American player. Coco Vandeweghe is a specialist in fast surfaces and she has played only three matches this year.

Third round.

In the third round, Irina could face the Italian player Roberta Vinci, the seventh favorite of the tournament.

Irina Begu has reached at least the quarterfinals at the last three important competitions where she has participated - in Charleston, in Madrid, and in Rome. In 2015, Begu stopped in the third round at the French Open.

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