Oeiras in Photos: April 30

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 /by

Veteran photographer Pedro Mendes is covering this year's Portugal Open for TENNIS.com. Each day throughout the tournament, we'll publish a photo gallery of his exclusive on-site images. You can view them all here.


Yanina Wickmayer managed just two games in a 53-minute loss to Roberta Vinci.


"It was very windy so I knew I had to focus every point," said Vinci, who plays Elena Vesnina next.


Eugenie Bouchard won 10 of the final 12 games in a 6-4, 6-2 win over Yaroslava Shvedova.


"She can hit some really big balls," said Bouchard of the two-time Roland Garros quarterfinalist.


Qualifier Timea Bacsinszky advanced, 7-5, 6-0.


Wild card Ons Jabeur met her match in Bacsinszky.


Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor's stinging forehand powered her to her first title last weekend.


Svetlana Kuznetsova's all-court skills were too much for Torro-Flor today.


Elena Vesnina saved match point in a thrilling 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (7) win over Bojana Jovanovski.


Jovanovski held match point at 5-4 in the second set, but eventually fell in a three-hour marathon.


Portuguese wild card Gastão Elias earned 21 break points in a 6-4, 6-3 win over Filippo Volandri.


A close-up look at Volandri's one-hander.


Daniel Gimeno-Traver exhibits a studied slide.


Portuguese wild card Rui Machado stretched, but couldn't extended Gimeno-Traver past two sets.


Kaia Kanepi crushed her share of forehands.


Qualifier Irina-Camelia Begu had the final word in a 6-4, 7-5 win over the fifth-seeded Kanepi.


Polona Hercog showed finesse in the frontcourt defeating Lucie Safarova.


The sixth-seeded Safarova won only 10 of of 34 points played on her second serve.


Albert Montanes' quest for a third Portugal Open title was denied by Marcel Granollers.


Granollers prevailed 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 in two hours and 19 minutes.



 

"It was very windy so I knew I had to focus every point - See more at: http://www.wtatennis.com/news/article/3796788/title/vinci-races-into-quarterfinals#sthash.uRqMUDTr.dpuf
"It was very windy so I knew I had to focus every point - See more at: http://www.wtatennis.com/news/article/3796788/title/vinci-races-into-quarterfinals#sthash.uRqMUDTr.dpuf

 

 

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