Unseeded German Annika Beck, ranked #83, defeated 14th seed Agnieszka Radwanska in the first round at the French Open, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1.
The victory is Beck’s first on clay in 2015. She lost in the first round in the five tournaments before Roland Garros. Beck dominated the entire match, even in the set she lost. Radwanska just could not find her footing against the young tennis player.
Beck’s statistics throughout the match just blow the mind away considering the 21-year-old did this against an established veteran. The first set was impressive: 83% of her first serves went in. She never gave Radwanska an opportunity to break her while breaking the Polish player twice. She also won all of her net points, which is critical on clay.
She lost the second set, but she still appeared more composed. Radwanska managed to capitalize on the few mistakes Beck committed and broke her twice. It was the only reason why she won. If a person presented the stats without mentioning names or winners it would be okay to assume Beck won.
Radwanska went into the third set defeated and Beck blew her away. She broke Radwanska three times and 88% of her first serves went in. Her smooth and confident moves caused Radwanska to lose her form.
More than likely Beck will advance to the third round. Her next opponent is Polish qualifier Paula Kania.