The first racket of the world, Japanese Naomi Osaka, beat Slovakia Dominika Cibulkova, who occupies the 33rd line of the WTA rating, with a score of 6/2, 7/6 (6) at the start of the competition in Madrid.
The match lasted 1 hour and 55 minutes. During this time, the 21-year-old Osaka completed eight aces, made a mistake three times in filing and sold four break points, and the 30-year-old Cibulkova once filed right through, made four double mistakes and made two breaks.
Previously, the score in personal meetings was 2-0 in favor of the Japanese. In the second round of the Mutua Madrid Open tournament, Osaka will fight the winner of the match between the Spaniards Lara Arruabarrena and Sara Sorribes-Tormo.
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