Sorana Cȋrstea, a Romanian Tennis players -- ranked 99 in the WTA rankings -- and Andreea Mitu -- ranked 114 in the WTA ranking -- won the second round of qualification matches for the Grand Slam tournament at Roland Garros on Thursday. The tournament has total prizes of 12.032 million euros.

Sorana Cirstea, aged 26, won the game with the Slovak player Jana Cepelova (22 years old, 134th place WTA) with the score of 6-2, 6-4.


The match lasted one hour and 19 minutes. The Romanian player served two aces and committed two double faults. Cirstea lost her service three times, she had 26 winning balls and 18 unforced errors.

For winning this game and qualifying in the next tour, Sorana Cirstea secured 30 WTA points and a check worth 14,000 euros. In the last tour of qualifying, Sorana Cirstea is going to meet the Belgian player Elise Mertens (20 years old, 180 for WTA). Mertens prefers fast surfaces.


Very good start for the Romanian player

Sorana Cirstea started very good this season with 17 wins and 5 defeats. The best performance for the  Romanian tennis player is a quarter-final in the Premier Mandatory tournament in Madrid. Since she was present at the French Open, Sorana Cirstea managed a quarter-final in 2009, she has been eliminated in the third round three times in the years 2011, 2013 and 2014. Last year, the Romanian player had not passed the qualifications.

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Andreea Mitu is the other Romanian player who has qualified

Andreea Mitu (24 years old) won the match with the Chinese player Jia-Jing Lu (26 years old, 208 place WTA), with the score 7-5, 6-3. The match lasted one hour and 33 minutes and the Romanian player served an ace and committed a double fault. Mitu has lost her service five times and managed seven breaks.

For qualifying in the next act, Andreea Mitu secured 30 WTA points and a check of 14,000 euros.

In the 3rd round of qualifications, Andreea Mitu will face the Swiss player Viktorija Golubic (23 years old, 132 WTA).

In 2015, Andreea Mitu (24 years old) reached the eights of the French Open. Lately, the tennis player fell many places in the world rankings because of the poor results. The last notable performance was in February -- the ITF final in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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