Representative of Kazakhstan Yulia Putintseva passed in the second round of the tournament in Miami, beating the Belgian Kirsten Flipkens – 4/6, 6/4, 7/5.
The match lasted 3 hours 1 minute. The 44th WTA rating number, 24-year-old Julia, recorded six breaks and four aces, mistaking three times when submitting. 33-year-old Flipkens, who is in 56th place in the world classification, took the opponent’s pitch five times, made one ace and four double mistakes.
Belgian remains the leader in the personal meetings of the athletes – 2: 1. The next opponent of Putintseva in the Miami Open competition will be the Swiss Belinda Bencic.