Linz Open: Jodie Burrage comes back from slow start to reach round two-ZoomTech News

British quantity two Jodie Burrage overcame a shaky begin to attain the second spherical of the Linz Open.

The world quantity 102, who got here by means of qualifying in Austria, misplaced her opening service sport of the match.

However she regrouped fantastically to beat French seventh seed and world quantity 46 Varvara Gracheva 6-4 6-0.

The 24-year-old, who’s in the primary attract Linz for the primary time, joins British primary Katie Boulter within the subsequent spherical.

It was a fifth profession victory over a top-50 opponent for Burrage who will face both Jaqueline Cristian of Romania or Argentina’s Nadia Podoroska within the subsequent spherical.

After being 3-2 behind within the first set, she rattled off 10 of the subsequent 11 video games as Gracheva dedicated a string of unforced errors.

“Qualifying actually helped me to get a really feel for the courtroom and I attempted to make use of that to my benefit,” mentioned Burrage.

“I performed a extremely good match. She is a superb participant and I needed to hit her off the courtroom.

“I’ve not been feeling superb so I’m happy to get by means of and I’m taking it one match at a time.”

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