The first racket of the world, Japanese Naomi Osaka, lost to the representative of Kazakhstan Yulia Putintseva, occupying the 43rd line of the WTA rating, with a score of 2/6, 3/6 in the second round of the tournament in Birmingham.
The meeting lasted 1 hour and 8 minutes. During this time, the 21-year-old Osaka completed four aces, twice made a mistake when serving and sold three break points, while the 24-year-old Putintseva filed three times, made two double mistakes and made six break points.
Now the score in personal meetings was 2-0 in favor of the athlete from Kazakhstan. In the quarterfinal of the Nature Valley Classic competition, Putintseva will play against German Julia Goerges or Russian Evgeniya Rodina.
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