Last Updated on November 12, 2019
The ninth racket of the world, the Dutch Kiki Berten, in three sets, defeated the Belgian Eliza Mertens, who occupies the 12th line of the WTA rating, with a score of 6/2, 6/7 (6), 6/4 at the start of the tournament in Brisbane. Tennis players spent on the court 2 hours 29 minutes. During this time, the 27-year-old Bertens completed seven aces, made a mistake seven times when serving and sold six break points, and the 23-year-old Mertens filed three times, made two double mistakes and made three breaks. Earlier in personal meetings was 2-0 in favor of the Belgian. In the second round of the Brisbane International competition, Bertens will face the Croat Donna Vekic.