The 133rd World No., Russian Veronica Kudermetova, beat Romanian Irina-Camellia Begu, who is in 67th place in the WTA rating, with a 3/6, 6/1, 7/6 (5) start in Shenzhen in three sets. Tennis players spent on the court 2 hours and 17 minutes. During this time, the 21-year-old Kudermetova performed two aces, once made a mistake when serving and sold five break points, and the 28-year-old Run never filed a few, made three double mistakes and made four breaks. Previously, athletes with each other have not met. Kudermetova’s next opponent in the Shenzhen Open competition will be her compatriot Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.