the Russian tennis player, 71-ranked Daria Kasatkina in the first round of the tournament in Qatar Doha in three sets in two hours 51 minutes, lost the representative of Spain Garbinie the Wind– 5:7, 7:5, 3:6.
Kasatkin twice filed through, made seven double faults and implemented eight break points out of 30, and Mugurusi, occupying 16-e a place in rating WTA, six aces, five double faults and implemented with nine breaks of 12.
Thus, the 22-year-old native of Togliatti left the tournament, and the Spaniard has reached the second round where she will face Australian Islay Tomljanovic (No. 55), who at the start of the tournament compatriot Priscilla hon (No. 132).