Russian tennis player Anna Blinkova failed to overcome the first round of the tournament in Czech Ostrava.
Blinkova, occupying 126th position in the WTA rating and making her way to the main draw in lucky status loser, lost in two sets to the representative of Latvia Elena Ostapenko. The match lasted 1 hour 8 minutes, during which time the Russian woman filed 4 times through and made 5 double faults.
In the second round, Ostapenko will play with the 4th seeded Maria Sakkari from Greece.
Tournament WTA 500. J & amp; T Banka Ostrava Open. Ostrava (Czech Republic). Hard. Prize fund – 565530 dollars
Elena Ostapenko (Latvia, WC) – Anna Blinkova (Russia, LL) – 6: 4 , 6: 0