More strange haps in Paris, as Elena knocked out Mel in three sets and got semi-revenge from the USO after dropping the first set in typical Lena fashion. As mentioned, she’ll take on Lucie tomorrow as her solid start to the season continues.
Really great to see Mel putting up solid results this week though. She’s done nothing since the USO, and had great wins against Sorana Banana, Patty, and Szavay and taking a set off Elena ain’t bad either. She’s seemed a bit like a fraud after knocking out JJ and the Russian slaughter in Flushing Meadows, but she’s clearly got her head and game back in control and looks poised to start making a push for the top 20, so good for. Admirable fight, that girl.