The first racket of the world, Japanese Naomi Osaka, beat Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic, who is 65th in the WTA ranking, with a score of 6/3, 6/4 in the second round of the Indian Wells tournament.
Tennis players spent on the court 1 hour 21 minutes. During this time, the 21-year-old Osaka completed five aces, twice made a mistake when serving and sold three break points, and the 25-year-old Mladenovic once served through, made five double mistakes and made one break.
Now the score in personal meetings was 2: 1 in favor of the Japanese. In the third round of the BNP Paribas Open, Osaka will fight with the American Danielle Collins.