MINSK, 2 November (BelTA) – Belarus' world number 12 Aryna Sabalenka failed to reach the semifinal of the 2018 Hengqin Life WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai losing to France's world number 18 Caroline Garcia in two straight sets 4-6, 4-6, BelTA has learned.
In the opener the Belarusian secured a 6-4, 6-4 win over Ashleigh Barty of Australia, world number 19.
The semifinals are scheduled for 3 November, with the final to take place on 4 November.
In the women's doubles event the Belarusian-Japanese tandem of Lidziya Marozava and Shuko Aoyama defeated the Polish-Romanian duo of Alicja Rosolska and Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-3, 6-2. On 3 November the Belarusian-Japanese duet will face the Chinese pair of Fang Ying Xun and Tang Jiang.More about Sport