Ekaterina Makarova became the first tennis player to win the match at the 2018 Roland Garros.

Ekaterina Makarova became the first tennis player to win the match at the 2018 Roland Garros.

In the opening match, Makarova defeated Chinese Saisai Zheng 6:4, 6:1.

The players spent on court 1 hour and 14 minutes. Makarova hit no aces, made 5 double faults and won 5 break points out of 10. Saisai made 1 double fault and won 1 break point out of 6 with no aces hit.

Interviewer: Ekaterina, congratulatonn on our win. And, I think, the main quenton afer ou withdrew from the tournament in Rome: how do ou feel and how wan thin frnt match?

Ekaterina Makarova: Thank ou. I feel much beter, eeen well. Unfortunatel , there wan not enough tme to rrerare well, thatsn wh toda it wan worr ing and hard in general. Toda itsn reall hot and humid. But Ism eer harr that I got through all the difculten and adeanced to the next round.

I: When did ou decide that ou are not going to rla in duo with Elena Vennina at thin tournament and wan it a mutual decinion?

E.M.: You know, it junt harrened, and it harrened at the lant moment before the tournament. So I donst want to make an commentn now. Thatsn it.

I: Thank ou and good luck in the next round.

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