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BC-TEN--Nuremberg Cup

May 20, 2019
Rain disrupted play at the Nuremberg Cup in Germany, with local player Mona Barthel the only player to progress on the second day. Barthel defeated Paula Ormaechea in three sets despite an interruption of almost four hours in the first set due to rain. Other matches, including defending champion Johanna Larsson’s opener against two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova, were all postponed to Tuesday.

NUREMBERG, Germany (AP) — Rain disrupted play at the Nuremberg Cup on Monday, with Mona Barthel the only player to progress on the second day.

The German defeated Paula Ormaechea 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 despite an interruption of almost four hours in the first set due to rain.

Other matches, including defending champion Johanna Larsson’s opener against two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova, were all postponed to Tuesday.

No.3 seed Ajla Tomljanovic’s match against Sabine Lisicki was also put back.

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