The first obstacle for Sakkari is the trained Alexandrova

Against the Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova (No31) Maria Sakkari will premiere at the Masters in Rome.

The Rome Earth Open hides difficulties and pitfalls for Maria Sakkari.

From the beginning of her journey, in the second round, the Greek tennis player and No4 of the world ranking will be called to face Ekaterina Alexandrova (No31), who made an impressive start in the big Italian tournament with a victory – qualification 2-0 ( 6-1, 6-2) against the American Stevens (No49).

Sakkari has a good tradition against its opponent, with four victories in five matches, with the last one dating back to St. Petersburg last February. It had prevailed 6-2, 6-4 in the round of 16.

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