LONDON Having cowed a Paris clay with her wrecking-ball groundstrokes, Jelena Ostapenko skeleton to adult a charge offer as she pursues her Wimbledon campaign.
The Latvian, who shook adult women’s tennis when she won a pretension during Roland Garros final month, will swing her fearsome forehand opposite Canadian qualifier Francoise Abanda in a second turn on Wednesday.
Ostapenko already equaled her best display during a All England Club with a see-saw 6-0 1-6 6-3 initial turn win over Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich and is now looking to offer labour her heartless game.
In Paris, she strike roughly as many spontaneous errors (271) as clean strike winners (299) over a march of 7 matches.
Those on a receiving finish of those mortal groundstrokes competence find it implausible, though Ostapenko says she will be holding a charge levels adult a nick as she looks to make offer inroads on Wimbledon’s sharp turf.
“Just maybe to stay some-more assertive and offer and lapse better, since it’s really critical on grass,” she pronounced when asked what she needs to do to adjust her diversion from clay.
Abanda, ranked 142 in a world, requisitioned her mark in a second turn with a true sets win over Kurumi Nara.
(Reporting by Toby Davis; modifying by Alexander Smith)