The 109th World No., Russian tennis player Vera Zvonareva, lost to the American Alison Riske in the semifinals of the Shenzhen Open competition, ranked 62nd in the world rankings. With the score 0/6, 0/1 Zvonareva withdrew due to back problems. For 37 minutes of the match, Vera did not make aces or breaks, having mistaken twice when serving. Whereas Alison gave right through once and realized three break points, not allowing double mistakes. Through personal meetings, opponents became 2: 1 in favor of the Russians.