TASS, August 14. Russian tennis player Darya Kasatkina won the Czech Barbora Strycova in the first round match of the tournament in Cincinnati (USA). Prize Fund of the competition is around $3 million.
Kasatkina defeated Czech athlete in two sets with a score 6:4, 7:6 (11:9). The meeting lasted 2 hours and 9 minutes. Athletes spent the fourth game between the tournaments under the auspices of the Women’s tennis Association (WTA). Now, on account of each of them two victories.
Rival Kasatkina in the second round will be the representative of the United States Madison keys. The match will take place on 14 August. Russia occupies 41st place in the WTA rankings.