The 109th World No., Russian Vera Zvonareva, defeated Thai representative Luxika Kumhum, who occupies the 66th line of the WTA rating, with a score of 6/3, 6/3 at the start of the tournament in Shenzhen. The match lasted 1 hour and 29 minutes. During this time, 34-lazy Zvonareva performed one ace, made four wrong mistakes when serving and sold five break points, and 25-year-old Kumhum never let through, made four double mistakes and made two breaks. This was the first official meeting of athletes. In the second round of the Shenzhen Open competition, Zvonareva will fight either with the French Caroline Garcia, or with one of the qualifying winners.