The 29th World Player, Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu, lost to Sofia Kenin, who occupies the 37th place in the WTA rating, with a 3/6, 0/3 score at the start of the tournament in Dubai.
The meeting lasted 1 hour and 11 minutes. During this time, the 30-year-old Buzarnescu filed twice through, made nine double faults and did not make a single break, and the 20-year-old Kenin completed two aces, made four wrong mistakes when serving, and implemented five break points.
Previously, the athletes did not meet each other. In the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, Kenin will cross the rackets with Russian Daria Kasatkina.