Former world No.1 Angelique Kerber’s murky anecdote at the French Open bought no inspire on Sunday when the German change into once knocked out in the predominant round by Ukrainian qualifier Anhelina Kalinina.
In a signal that the 26th seed, who has never made it past the quarter-finals at Roland Garros despite successful the opposite three sizable slams once every, isn’t a top title on clay, Kerber change into once scheduled to play on the skin court 14.
She bowed out with a 6-2 6-4 defeat for her third first-round loss in a row on the Paris dirt.
“She started properly and had nothing to lose, whereas it took me too long to obtain into the competition,” Kerber mentioned.
In her past six tries she has did not produce it past the gap round on 5 events.
Kerber is now desirous to play on a floor on which she fares better.
“I will try to be taught from the match now because I performed correct the last few weeks and I had correct suits,” she mentioned.
“I did the finest preparation I will also stay in the last few weeks on clay, however yeah, it’s stunning, and now I’m wanting forward to Wimbledon for the grass court season, and it sounds significantly better for me, so I’m happy that the next sizable slam is on grass.”