Fourth racket of the world, American Sloane Stephens, lost to Brazilian Beatriz Haddad Maia, who occupies the 172nd line in the WTA rating, with a 3/6, 3/6 score in the second round of Abierto Mexicano TELCEL competition.
Tennis players spent on the court 1 hour 23 minutes. During this time, 25-year-old Stevens never let herself through, made two double mistakes and made one break, and 22-year-old Haddad Maya performed one ace, made a mistake twice when serving and sold four break points.
This was the first official meeting of athletes. The next opponent of Haddad Maia in Acapulco will be the Chinese woman Wang Yafan.