The 70th World No., China’s Wang Yafan, beat Slovak Anna Shmidlova, who ranks 78th in the WTA ranking, with a score of 6/1, 6/0 at the start of the tournament in Shenzhen. The meeting lasted 59 minutes. During this time, the 24-year-old Chinese woman completed two aces, twice made a mistake when serving and sold seven break points, and her co-age from Slovakia once let it through, made four double mistakes and made one break. Previously, the score in personal meetings was 1: 1. Yafan’s next opponent in the Shenzhen Open competition will be either Ons Gill from Tunisia or Zhang Shuai from China.