The fifth racket of the world, Czech Karolina Pliskova, beat Dominika Cibulkova from Slovakia, who is in the 30th place in the WTA rating, with a score of 6/2, 3/6, 6/3 in the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
Tennis players spent on the court 1 hour 53 minutes. During this time, the 26-year-old Pliskova performed 13 aces, twice made a mistake when serving and sold three break points, and the 29-year-old Cibulkova once filed right through, made four double mistakes and made one break.
Previously, the score in personal meetings was 3: 1 in favor of Slovakia. The next rival of Pliskova in Dubai will be the American Alison Riske, who turned out to be stronger than the French Alize Cornet, 6/2, 6/3.