Russian tennis player Natalya Vikhlyantseva failed to reach the second round of the WTA tournament in Nur-Sultan.
She was in the starting set stronger than Jacqueline Christian from Romania, but then lost two subsequent games. For 2 hours 34 minutes, which lasted the meeting, Christian made 11 double errors on the serve with 4 aces, Vikhlyantseva filed 5 times with 6 double errors.
In the next match, Christian will play with the winner of the match between Clara Burel ( France) and Mendy Minella (Luxembourg).
WTA 250. Astana Open. Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan). Hard. Prize fund – $ 235,238
Jacqueline Christian (Romania) – Natalia Vikhlyantseva (Russia, Q) – 4: 6, 7 : 5, 6: 2