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Jil Teichmann (WTA 55) survives the WTA sand tournament of Palermo after starting difficulties the 1 round. The number 3 seeded Swiss wins her opening game against the qualifier Marina Bassols 3:6, 6:4, 6:1.

Teichmann had to be patient against the Spaniard, who was in 291th place in the ranking. After losing the starting set, the 23-year-old left-hander was also behind with a break 3: 4 in the second round, before she subsequently won nine out of ten games. After 2:03 hours, the Zealander used her first match ball.

In the round of 16, Teichmann, who won her second WTA tournament in Sicily in 2019, either meets the Luxemburgerin Mandy Minella (WTA 237) or the Romanian Elena-Gabriela Ruse (WTA 137).

Has already been eliminated in the starting round Leonie Küng (WTA 163), the second Swiss woman in the tableau. She was defeated by Russian Natalja Wichljanzewa, who was 17 positions lower in the ranking, in 79 minutes 3: 6, 2: 6. For the 20-year-old Schaffhausen, it was the ninth defeat in the tenth game on clay this season. (sda)

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