Russian tennis player Ekaterina Alexandrova could not overcome the barrier of the first round of the tournament in Miami, losing to Ukrainian Dayana Yastremska – 3/6, 2/6.
For 1 hour and 6 minutes of the duel, the 57th WTA rating number, 24-year-old Alexandrova, made six aces and two breaks, making the wrong mistake five times. 18-year-old Dayana, who occupies the 37th place in the world classification, served five times through and implemented five break points, making seven double mistakes.
Ukrainian woman increased the gap in the personal meetings of athletes – 3: 1. In the second round of the Miami Open competition, Yastremska will fight with Australian Ashleigh Barty.