The ninth racket of the world, Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka defeated Australian Ajla Tomljanovic, who occupies the 44th line of the WTA rating, with a score of 6/3, 4/6, 6/0 in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open tournament.
The meeting lasted 1 hour 39 minutes. During this time, the 20-year-old Sabalenka completed two aces, made a mistake five times in filing and sold six break points, and the 25-year-old Tomlyanovich served through twice, made four double mistakes and made three breaks.
Now the score in personal meetings was 2-0 in favor of Belarus. The next opponent of Sabalenka in Indian Wells will be Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko.