Dubai tennis tournament takes place with a prize Fund of $ 2.6 million. Russian tennis player Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova advanced to the second round of the competition.
Anastasia in the opening match played with the fourth racket of the world Belinda Bellic from Switzerland and won in three games. After losing the first set 1:6, Anastasia won the next two with the same score 6:1, 6:1. Rival spent on court 1 hour 30 minutes.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova went out in the 1/8 finals. Her opponent will be determined in the match Sorana Cirstea (Romania) — Anette Kontaveit (Estonia).