The 61st racket of the world, Belarus Victoria Azarenka, beat Czech Karolina Pliskova, who occupying the fourth line of the WTA rating, with a score of 4/6, 6/3, 6/4 in the second round of the Stuttgart tournament.
The match lasted 2 hours and 9 minutes. During this time, Azarenka, 29, completed eight aces, made a mistake three times in delivery, and implemented four break points, and 27-year-old Pliskova filed nine rows, made five double mistakes, and made two breaks.
Previously, the score in personal meetings was 3: 3. In the quarterfinal of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix competition, Azarenka will fight with the Estonian Anett Kontaveit.