The 26th racket of the world, Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro, beat Czech Barbora Strycova, who is in the 48th place in the WTA ranking, with a score of 6/1, 6/3 at the start of the tournament in Dubai.
The meeting lasted 1 hour and 14 minutes. During this time, the 30-year-old Suarez Navarro has never filed through, made two double mistakes and made six breaks, and the 32-year-old Strycova performed one ace, made two mistakes when serving and sold two break-points. Earlier in personal meetings was 8: 1 in favor of the Spaniard.
In the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, Suarez Navarro will cross the rackets with the Chinese Zhang Shuai.