Kazakhstan’s tennis player Elena Rybakina defeated Canada’s Bianca Andreescu 6-3, 6-4 after 1h31 minutes of play in the first round of the WTA 1000 tournament in Dubai. World number 25 will meet the Czech Marie Bouzkova in the second round.
Elena Rybakina he had a remarkable 2022, with great results, playing tough and dangerous tennis for any player. Last season he won the championship Wimbledon, nothing more and nothing less. In addition, he made it to the finals WTA 500 de Adelaide and Portoroz WTA 250. Among other notable weeks, he reached the quarterfinals Indian Wells and Cincinnati. His 2023 started in eighth place Adelaide 1 and a quick loss in Adelaide 2end Australian Open and enter the rooms Abu Dhabi.
Bianca Andrescu he was able to put the injuries behind him to be able to compete in the last few months. Last season, his resounding result was the final Bad Homburg WTA. In addition, he reached the quarterfinals WTA 1000 from Rome. In addition to other results, he reached the third round in the year Madrid, Toronto, US Open and Guadalajara. The year 2023 began with the eighth Adelaide 1another round in Australian Opensemi-finals in Hua Hin and a quick goodbye Abu Dhabi.
Rybakina takes it in straight sets
Elena Rybakina and Bianca Andreescu They met in the first round Dubai WTA 1000.
A solid, aggressive and accurate start gave Kazakhstan three games ahead to get the set on track. From there, the Canadian got into action, got a few meters into the court, risked a few shots, but couldn’t recover. Rybakina took advantage of the lead 6-3 in 38 minutes.
The second set featured several ups and downs that resulted in more than one break per half. The first hit was Bianca, who found a solid return. He immediately lost his serve, but then dropped the catch one more time and made it back to the top. However, Elena remained calm, gradually came back, played point by point and moved her rival. Rybakina sealed the victory with four brilliant matches in a row 6-3, 6-4 after 1h31min.