Sabine Advances to Round 2

Monday, May 26 was the second day of Roland Garros 2014. YONEX player Sabine Lisicki (VCORE Tour 97PTGSPN) came down heavy on wildcard Fiona Ferro. Landing a total of 35 winners, and seven breakpoints, the German player secured her victory over Ferro, 6-1, 7-5. Playing on damp clay made the game more challenging than usual, but Sabine was able to adjust and come out on top. Sabine, the 2013 Wimbledon runner-up, is starting this year’s Roland Garros on the right foot, having made it to round three in the Roland Garros last year, giving her incentive to make it further this time.

On day three of Roland Garros, YONEX player Donna Vekic (VCORE Xi 100) will face-off against Israel’s Julia Glushko. The young YONEX player has promise, recently winning her first WTA title at the Malaysian Open this past April. Vekic uses the VCORE Xi 100, known for allowing players superior control in their game while handling smoothly. YONEX player Juan “Pico” Monaco commented in a recent video about how much his VCORE Xi 98 has helped his game. Praising the racquet’s control—especially when going in for power shots—and its responsiveness, Monaco was really satisfied with its performance. After advancing to the quarterfinals in the Dusseldorf Open, Pico will be making his way onto the clay courts to challenge France’s Lucas Pouille on day three of Roland Garros.

Tournament Results [French Open 2014, Day 2]

Men’s Singles [Round 1]

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP) def. [3] Stanislas Wawrinka (VCORE Tour G,SHT-PRO) (SUI) 6-4 5-7 6-2 6-0

Women’s Singles [Round 1]

[16] Sabine Lisicki (VCORE Xi 100) (GER) def. Fiona Ferro (FRA) 6-1 7-5

*Photo of Sabine from the 2014 French Open