Rio de Janeiro, 27 June 2003. The top seed in Women’s Singles, LIN Ling (HKG) took home an easy victory in her first round match.
The 26 year old Hong Kong player had no troubles against Silvia MOREL from Chile. LIN Ling won in 4 straight games, 11-3, 11-6, 11-1 and 11-6.
Lin Ling (HKG)
On Saturday, LIN Ling will face Croatian Andreja BAKULA, who defeated the defensive Silvia ERDELJI from Serbia and Montenegro. BAKULA knew very well how to break down the defence of ERDELJI’s and she won 4-1.
Though seeded no. 1, LIN Ling is still modest.
“I don’t think I’m the favourite in this competition. I will have to work hard and try my best shots in order to do a good job in there. I think I did well in my first match”, says LIN Ling, no.5 on the World Ranking.