The 22nd World No., Latvian Jelena Ostapenko, lost to American Jennifer Brady, who ranks 117th in the WTA ranking, with a 4/6, 0/6 score in the first round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
Tennis players spent on the court 1 hour 18 minutes. During this time, the 21-year-old Ostapenko completed four aces, made a mistake 11 times when applying and sold three break points, and 23-year-old Brady filed five times, made seven double mistakes and made seven breaks. Now the score in personal meetings was 1: 1.
Brady’s next rival in Dubai will be either Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova or French Caroline Garcia.