TASS, August 15. Russian tennis player Svetlana Kuznetsova won the representative of Ukraine Diana Yastremsky in the second round of the tournament in Cincinnati (USA). Prize Fund of the competition is around $3 million.
The meeting lasted 2 hours and 35 minutes and ended with the score 4:6, 7:6 (9:7), 6:2 in favour of the Russian tennis player, ranked in the main draw thanks to a wild card (special invitation). The opponents played their first match in their confrontation on the tournament the Women’s tennis Association (WTA).
In the third round, Kuznetsova will play against the winner of the meeting between Yulia Putintseva (Kazakhstan) and Sloane Stephens (USA). Their match will be held on Thursday night.
Tournament in the United States will end on August 19.