On the opening day of the sand tournament, “Samsung Open” in Lugano, it is expected the appearance of the first two Swiss flagship Viktorija Golubic (WTA 81) and Timea Cox (WTA 112). But because the Centre Court has yet to dry out from the rainy weekend, has been delayed there, despite the wonderful Sunny spring weather, the game plan.

the 26-year-old from Zurich, Golubic their first-round fight against the Dutch Arantxa Rus (WTA 128) has finished, it is 20 o’clock in the evening. Vicky has to find the start of your first sand match of the season, trouble Occurs. But thanks to a good attitude and a tough, combative performance brings you the opening win in three sets 3:6, 7:6, 6:2 home.

Bacsinszkys kick-off match postponed

Under the flood light would now have to actually Cox until the late hours of the evening against the German Tamara Korpatsch (WTA 131) ran – however, due to the onset of rain, the match must be postponed to Tuesday.

The program, with many of Switzerland will be in focus on the second day of the tournament, even more closely: in addition to the 29-year-old Lausannerin Wildcard genius serine Ylena In-Albon (against Kristyna Pliskova, CH), Stefanie Vögele (against Pauline Parmentier, Fr) and the fresh from America traveled to the tournament-number-1, Belinda Bencic (WTA 20) are recognised.