Tennis – WTA – Palermo


The Croatian, who will be seeded number 1 in Palermo, is relieved that the circuit can resume after more than four months of hiatus. Petra Martic will be the number 1 seed in the Palermo tournament, which will mark the return of professional tennis on Monday after several months of hiatus caused by the coronavirus. And the Croatian is fully enjoying her chance to resume competition, in a first round that will pit her against the Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck. “It’s been so long without tennis, without competition, without the adrenaline that we all love, the world number 15 declared at a press conference. So I’m really excited to hear that Palermo and Prague (which will follow from August 10) will be one hundred percent organized. I’ll just try to have fun. To be back on the court right now is really a privilege, without even thinking about the results or the goals. “ read also All tennis news WTA confirmed on Saturday that the Sicilian tournament will go ahead as planned, although one player (whose name has not been revealed) has had to withdraw from the table after a positive test for Covid-19. Martic (29) also confided that confinement had given him lessons beyond tennis. “I didn’t have to pack my bags, take the plane, things I hate, says the quarter-finalist of Roland-Garros 2019. It was the first time that I could not be a tennis player, it was a nice change. This is what awaits all of us someday, so it’s good to feel what it looks like. “


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