Rebecca Peterson kvalspelade to the WTA tournament in Rome. The Swedish 23-year-old, ranked 64 in the world, was drawn against the former world number one, Serena Williams.
The american tennislegendaren, now ranked eleven in the world, won 6-4, 6-2.
" I had my chances, but she played very good in many situations also. It felt like it was hard to get a proper grip on her despite the fact that I had my chances, " says Peterson.Serena Williams. Photo: Andreas Solaro/AFP
– She always tries to stay one step ahead in the pace and is aggressive from the first ball. She puts so much pressure and puts you do not press back it is tough.
met each other in the second round of the Miami Open in march. Then took Peterson the second set, 6-1, before Williams took home the key with 6-3.
If within two weeks of starting the French championships. Peterson should load up with the game next week.
"I'll play in Strasbourg," she says.
In last year's grand slam tournament in Paris, on the pebbles, joined Peterson in the second round.