Mandy didn't play her best, but she got the W.
Mandy beat Ashley Krueger, 6-2, 7-6 (5) in San Jose first-round action.
Mandy had 8 aces and 4 double faults. She won 80 percent of her first serves and 50 percent of her second serves.
Mandy won 63 percent of Krueger's second serves. Mandy won more points, 73-56.
She got off to a slow start, and trailed by a break 2-1. She then won five straight games to win the set.
Mandy got the virtual bagel to start the second, but was broken in the seventh game. Krueger held for a 5-3 lead, but Mandy pulled her head out of her ass and rallied for three straight games.
In the breaker, Mandy took the early lead and held on for the win!
Great job Mandy! Now Mandy plays Karolina Pliskova in the second round. You got this Mandy! She will have to play better, but Mandy should beat Plis.