Russian tennis player Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova was unable to overcome the barrier of the first round of the tournament in Dubai, losing to the Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia, – 2/6, 0/6.
The match lasted 1 hour and 2 minutes. The 32nd racket of the world, 27-year-old Anastasia, took the opponent’s pitch once and made seven double faults. 25-year-old Caroline, who is 20th in the WTA ranking, made six breaks and four double faults.
Russian woman remains the leader in the personal meetings of athletes – 3: 2. In the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, Garcia will play with Jennifer Brady.