The 73rd World No., Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova, lost to Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka, who is in the 13th position on the WTA, with a 3/6, 3/6 score in the second round of the tournament in Shenzhen. The match lasted 1 hour and 12 minutes. During this time, 24-year-old Alexandrova performed four aces, made a mistake seven times when serving and sold two break points, and 20-year-old Sobolenko filed five times, made three double mistakes and made five breaks. Now the score in personal meetings was 1: 1. In the quarterfinals of the Shenzhen Open competition, Sabalenka will face another Russian woman, Maria Sharapova.