Last Updated on November 12, 2019
The 13th racket of the world, Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka, defeated German Tatjana Maria in three sets, occupying the 72nd line in the WTA ranking, with a 3/6, 6/3, 6/1 score in the first round of the tournament in Shenzhen. The meeting lasted 1 hour and 49 minutes. During this time, the 20-year-old Sabalenka performed one Ace, made a mistake five times when serving and sold seven break points, and the 31-year-old Maria filed three times, made four double mistakes and made four breaks. Now the score in personal meetings was 3-0 in favor of Belarus. The next opponent of Sabalenka in Shenzhen will be the Russian woman Ekaterina Alexandrova.