The first racket of the world, Japanese Naomi Osaka, lost to Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic, who ranks 67th in the WTA ranking, with a 3/6, 3/6 score in the second round of the tournament in Dubai.
The match lasted 1 hour and 6 minutes. During this time, the 21-year-old Osaka once filed right through, made five double faults and made four breaks, and the 25-year-old Mladenovic completed four aces, never mistaken when filing and sold seven break points.
Now the score in personal meetings was 1: 1. In the third round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, Mladenovic faced off with Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro.