Last Updated on February 17, 2019
The 51st racket of the world, Alise Cornet from France, beat Hungarian Timea Babos, who is in the 100th line of the WTA rating, with a 6/4, 6/3 score at the start of the tournament in Dubai.
The meeting lasted 1 hour and 25 minutes. During this time, the 29-year-old Cornet completed three aces, made a mistake three times in filing and sold three break points, and the 25-year-old Babos never gave a proper match, made three double mistakes and made one break.
Now the score in personal meetings was 2-0 in favor of the French. In the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, Cornet will play either with German Julia Goerges or with American Alison Riske.