MINSK, 15 May (BelTA) – Belarus' world number 84 Victoria Azarenka failed to advance to the second round of Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome, BelTA has learned.
Victoria Azarenka was overpowered 0-6, 3-6 by Japanese world number 21 Naomi Osaka. The Japanese athlete will next play world number one Simona Halep of Romania.
Belarus' world number 45 Aryna Sabalenka will face Hsieh Su-wei of Chinese Taipei (world number 50).
In Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Belarus' world number 215 Vladimir Ignatik will take on Roberto Ortega-Olmedo of Spain (world number 286). Belarus' world number 236 Egor Gerasimov will face Spain's world number 321 Mario Vilella Martinez.More about Sport