The 19th World No., French Caroline Garcia, lost to Serbke Ivan Yorovich, who is at the 131st line in the WTA rating, with a 4/6, 2/6 score at the start of the Shenzhen tournament. The match lasted 1 hour and 30 minutes. During this time, the 25-year-old Garcia completed one ace, made a mistake twice when serving and sold three break points, while the 21-year-old Yorovich served twice, made 11 double mistakes and made six breaks. This was the first official meeting of athletes. In the second round of the Shenzhen Open competition, Yorovich will fight with Russian Vera Zvonareva.