Last Updated on January 4, 2019
American tennis player Alison Riske became a participant of the 1/4 finals of the competition in Shenzhen, having beaten Sorana Cirstea, the Romanian, in two sets – 7/5, 6/1. For 1 hour and 35 minutes of the match, the 62nd racket of the world, 28-year-old Alison, made six breaks and two aces, making four wrong mistakes when serving. Her age-mate Cirstea, occupying the 84th line of the world table of ranks, twice took the pitch of a rival, made two aces and four double errors. The American has reduced the gap in the personal meetings of athletes – 3: 4.