Makarova has beaten the first racket of the world Kerber at the start of the «Roland Garros»

© RIA Novosti / Michael Microchimeric in photobacteria tennis player Ekaterina Makarova. Archival photoMakarova has beaten the first racket of the world Kerber at the start of the «Roland Garros»© RIA Novosti / Michael Microchimeric the image Bank

Russian Ekaterina Makarova has beaten out the first racket of the world German Angelika Kerber in the first round of the Open championship of France on tennis, said the Agency «R-Sport».

Makarova, who is on the 40th place in the rating of Female tennis Association (WTA), defeated the rival with the score 6:2, 6:2. In the match that lasted 1 hour and 22 minutes, German athlete committed four double faults and 25 unforced.

In the second round of the championship, the Russian tennis player will meet with the winner of the match between Ukrainian Lesya Tsurenko and Kateryna Kozlova.

«Roland Garros» is the second in a season’s Grand slam tournament and the culmination of the clay season in tennis. It will last in the French capital until 11 June, when will be the final in the men’s singles.

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