Rain Suspends Roland Garros 1/8 Final Between Pironkova, Radwanska

Sports | May 30, 2016, Monday // 08:38|  views

Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria in action against Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during their women`s single round of 16 match at the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, France, 29 May 2016. Photo: EPA

Rain interrupted on Sunday the match from the fourth round of Roland Garros between the highest ranking Bulgarian female tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova and Agnieszka Radwanska from Poland.

Pironkova was losing 2:6, 0:3 when the organisers of the tournaments took the decision to suspend the match due to the poor meteorological conditions.

According to preliminary information, the match will be resumed at Suzanne-Lenglen court on Monday.

The Bulgarian is making her best performance at Roland Garros, having reached the fourth round of the tournament for the first time in her career and not having lost a single set in her first three matches.

This is the twelfth encounter between the two players, with Radwanska having won on nine occasions.

The Polish player, who occupies the second place in the WTA ranking, made an early break in the second game and came in the lead with 2:0.

The Bulgarian returned a break in the next game, but conceded her next two service games and Radwanska came in the lead with 5:1.

Pironkova made a break to lower the score to 2:5, but lost her service game and with it the opening set.

In the second set, Radwanska made another early break and after coming in the lead with 3:0 the match was suspended.


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Tags: Bulgaria, tennis, Tsvetana Pironkova, Agnieszka Radwanska, Roland Garros, WTA


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