Kiki Mladenovic’s 10 wins w Sascha Bajin in 1 month: Istanbul Open R1 Dayana Yastremska 63 64, R2 Kateryna Kozlova 61 62, Mutua Madrid Open, Q Ivana Jorovic 76 64, Q Laura Siegemund 76 61, R1 Barbora Strýcová 63 61, Internazionali Di Tennis BNL, Foro Italico, Roma Q Fiona Ferro 76 62, Q Amanda Anisimova . . .
Mutua Madrid Open (6years) + China Open (5years) have the longest active streak with European champions among WTA Premier mandatory tournaments! In 2013 was last time when a non-European won in Mutua Madrid Open and China Open (Serena Williams)
Since its inauguration as WTA Premier Mandatory tournament,only players w at least 5 singles Grand Slam titles have been capable to win Mutua Madrid Open & Roland Garros in the same year! ( Serena Williams in’13 & Maria Sharapova in’14).
Simona Halep advanced into the quarterfinal after beating Viktoria Kuzmova 6-0, 6-0 in 44 minutes. It was Simona Halep‘s 5th double bagel matches in her professional career. All of these matches she won against European, right-handed players between 2008-2019. Here is the list about these 5 lopsided matches:
Karolina Pliskova’s and Ashleigh Barty’s WTA careers and tournament history show some similarities:
This is the 1st time in this century that second straight years BNP Paribas Open celebrated first-time Masters winners on both women’s and men’s singles! In 2018: Naomi Osaka and Juan Martin del Potro in 2019 Bianca Andreescu and Dominic Thiem
Bianca Andreescu became – the 1st woman who was born in 2000s and won a Premier Mandatory tournament… – the 1st Canadian who won a Premier Mandatory final in singles… – 1st Canadian who advanced into the final in BNP Paribas Open and the 1st who won this tournament… She is the youngest champ of BNP . . .
Belinda Bencic made a huge upset defeating Serena Williams in the semifinal at Rogers Cup in Toronto