The 13th racket of the world, Swiss tennis player Belinda Bencic, at the start of the competition Nature Valley International defeated the Russian player Veronica Kudermetova, who is in 58th place in the world ranking, – 6/3, 6/4.
For 1 hour and 14 minutes of the match, Belinda made three aces and three breaks, mistaken three times when serving. While Veronika filed eight times right through and realized one break-point, making two double mistakes. Score in the personal meetings, opponents became 2-1 in favor of the Russians.
In the second round of the tournament in Eastbourne, Bencic will play with Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova.
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