Tsurenko starts with victory, Yastremskaya and Kozlov could not match their matches
Only Ukrainian Lesya Tsurenko will continue to fight at the WTA tournament in Mexico. It is reported by Upmp.news with reference to btu.org.ua.
Lesya Tsurenko (Ukraine, 7) – Lauren Davis (USA) 6-4, 6-1
Last year’s winner of the competition held on the court with 102- racquet of the world 1 hour and 17 minutes. In the starting set Lesya led 3-0, the American managed to equalize the score, and then go ahead 4-3. But the next three games remained in the hands of Ukrainian player, while in the second game, Tsurenko gave the rival only one game.
In the next round, Lesya Tsurenko will play with Arina Rodionova (WTA 130) from Australia, which went to the second round after the pre-termination of the fight of another representative of Ukraine – Kateryna Kozlova. Tsurenko and Rodionov met on the court only once: back in 2007 at the ITF tournament in the Dnipro, where our tennis player was stronger.
Katerina Kozlova (Ukraine) – Arina Rodionova (Australia) 2-6, 0-1, refusal
Dayan Yastremskaya (Ukraine, Q) – Monica Puig (Puerto Rico) 6-2, 4-6, 0-5, refusal.