Vera lost to Peng Shuai in the first round of the BNP Paribas Open 6:4 0:6 5:7.
Vera: "Was great to be back on the Center court of @BNPPARIBASOPEN! Lost a tough one today, Shuai played good tennis out there!"
Vera Zvonareva has lost to her compatriot Ekaterina Makarova in the second round of the PTT Pattaya Open 0:6 2:6.
But in the doubles Vera has reached the semifinal.
Vera has finally won her first match after returning. In the first round of the tournament in Pattaya she beat a local player Peangtarn Plipuech 6:3 6:2.
In the doubles Vera with her partner surprisingly defeated the AO finalists Makarova/Vesnina 6:0 6:4.
Unfortunately, Vera isn't ready so far to play at the high level after missing 1.5 years. Today she has lost to Casey Dellacqua 2:6 2:6 in the first round of the Australian Open.
After AO Vera will play in Pattaya.
Date: March 5 - 16
Status: Premier Mandatory
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