The Ukrainian started with a victory over the second racket of the tournament in Taipei

Украинка стартовала с победы над второй ракеткой турнира в Тайбэе

Kateryna Kozlova

Ukrainian tennis player has successfully started the competition in Taiwan.

  • Ukrainian tennis player Kateryna Kozlova successfully started the tournament WTA International Taiwan Open in Taiwan.
  • In the first round, the native of Nikolaev in 1 hour 18 minutes to beat the second racket of the Shuai Zhang from China (35th in the world): 6:2 6:4.

    The Ukrainian led in the second game, 4^0. The Chinese have been able to do 1 back break and to reduce the gap to the minimum. But Kozlov did not allow the opponent to level the score and won by implementing a third matchball.

    FIRST ROUND

    Kateryna Kozlova (Ukraine) – Zhang Shuai (China, 2) 6:2, 6:4

    This is the first win of Katya this season. Recall that in the first round of the Australian Open she lost to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia.

    For the quarter-finals of the Ukrainian tennis player will face another representative of China – Ying-Ying Duan.

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