MINSK, 21 February (BelTA) – Belarus' world number nine Aryna Sabalenka failed to reach the 2019 Dubai Tennis Championships quarterfinal, BelTA has learned.
In a tense three-set round of Last 16 the Belarusian lost 4-6, 6-2, 6-7 (7-9) to Belinda Bencic (WTA No.45) of Switzerland. The match lasted for two and a half hours.
In the round of Last 32 Aryna Sabalenka defeated Serbia's world number 118 Ivana Jorovic 6:4, 6:0.
In the quarterfinal Belinda Bencic will play Romania's world number two Simona Halep.More about Sport