Kudermetova beat Mladenovic at the start of the tournament in Doha

At the tennis tournament in Doha ended in a first round game between a Russian woman Veronika Kudermetova and France’s Kristina Mladenovic. The winner of the competitors had to play all three sets. The next round was the representative of Russia.

Kudermetova with the score 7:6 (8:6), 0:6, 6:3 beat Mladenovic in the second round will face Belinda Bencic of Switzerland. Their meeting will take place on February 25.

Earlier in the tournament the opening match won another Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova, who took over Cagla Buyukakcay from Turkey.