Tennis. Alexandrov lost Anisimova at the start of the tournament in Doha

the Russian tennis player, 25-ranked Ekaterina Alexandrova in the first round of the tournament in Qatar Doha in straight sets in one hour 35 minutes lost to the representative of the USA Amanda Anisimova– 3:6, 6:7 (4:7).

Alexandrov six times filed through, did not allow double faults and implemented single break point out of eight, and Anisimova, occupying 29th place in the WTA rankings, two ACE, four double faults and implemented two breaks of ten.

Thus, the 25-year-old native of Chelyabinsk has left the tournament, and the American reached the second round where it will face sixth ranked Ukrainian Elina Svitolina.