The 23rd World No., Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko, beat Chinese Zhu Lin, who is ranked 107th in the WTA rating, with a score of 6/4, 6/7 (5), 6/3 in the second round of the tournament in Dubai.
Tennis players spent on the court 2 hours 28 minutes. During this time, Turenko, 29, completed three aces, made a mistake eight times in filing and sold eight break points, while Lin, 25, never filed it, made four double mistakes and made six breaks.
This was the first official meeting of athletes. In the third round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, Tsurenko will play with the Romanian Simona Halep.