In Cincinnati (USA), on the center court of the Lindner Family Tennis Center stadium, at the WTA-1000 series tournament, the first round match took place, in which 40-year-old American Serena Williams (612th rating number) and 19-year-old British representative Emma Radukanu met (13th rating number).
The meeting ended with the victory of Radukan in two sets – 6:4, 6:0. The duration of the match was 1 hour 5 minutes.
Emma has five innings right through, no double faults and five of the nine (56%) realized break points. Her eminent opponent has seven aces, four double faults and one (100%) successful break point.
The next opponent of Emma Radukanu will be the Belarusian tennis player Victoria Azarenka (22nd number in the rating).