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Wimbledon: Roland-Garros revelation, Diane Parry also has a green thumb


For her first 3rd round at Wimbledon, Diane Parry challenges this Friday on the Center Court the world number two Ons Jabeur.

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Her ACBB club partner Harmony Tan had the last laugh against living legend Serena Williams.

Diane Parry now dreams of bringing down Ons Jabeur, one of the favorites in the tournament.

In Paris, Parry had struck down world number two Barbora Krejcikova from the start, marking the first real blue spark of the fortnight.

And even if the latter, who was returning from injury and suffering from covid, was not in top form, the performance had made an impression.

This Friday at the opening of the program on the mythical Center Court (2:30 p.m.), the Boulonnaise should challenge an Ons Jabeur who is very fit and very comfortable on grass.

It is hard to imagine the Tunisian tripping over the grass.

The exploit, it will be necessary to seek it for Parry.

It will therefore be a great test for the young 19-year-old French girl in full progress.


I want to be able to see what I'm worth, to try to tickle her and see what it can give,

she confides.

I don't dread this challenge.

I am always motivated to play against the best players.

This allows you to see where you have progressed and to distinguish the axes of progress.

I'm very happy to play her, she also plays in variations.


I can annoy a lot of girls with my variations.


Diane Parry

A neighbor of Roland-Garros, Diane Parry, who grew up a few minutes from the Porte d'Auteuil stadium, played a lot on clay.

The lawn is necessarily less familiar to him.

I hadn't played on grass for three years

(during the junior tournament)

and it's a surface I've always liked.

She goes well with my game. The chip takes well, the service and the rises to the net too.

You can play a lot in variations.

I enjoy it and enjoy it a lot.

I can annoy a lot of girls with my variations


After knocking down the seeded 31 Kanepi, the 77th in the world was able to follow up against a player lower ranked than her, dominating in two sets 6-3, 6-2, the Japanese Mai Hontana, 111th.


The score seems quiet but it was not during the match.

There were a lot of hook games.

I'm glad I didn't get bogged down, and the way I handled the important points.

I had to stay very focused."

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Junior world champion in 2019, Diane Parry was cut short when the Covid epidemic spread across the planet in the spring of 2020. By winning a WTA125 tournament at the end of last year, on clay in South America. South (Montevideo), she entered the 100 world premieres.

And her trainer Gonzalo Lopes also tries to teach her how to win without art and style: “

Diane likes to play pretty, we in Spain say that if you want to see something pretty, you go to the theater!

What is needed is to win,

he let go at the last Roland-Garros.

She must learn to cook her opponents even better and use her panoply better.

Diane has all the weapons to succeed and join the world top 20.

After reaching her first third round at home, she did it again in London.

While waiting for better, she has a great opportunity to grow again this Friday against Jabeur.

Source: lefigaro

All sports articles on 2022-06-30

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