After the White group in the fight at the Final WTA tournament entered, and tennis players from the red Quartet.
A battle between two WTA Finals debutantes Naomi Osaka and Sloane Stephens ended with the victory of the American in three sets. To open an account Victorian in Singapore, Stevens had to spend on court for almost 2 and a half hours and win more than 100 draws.
The key moment of the match was the second game in the final set Stephens after the break with the score 0:40, he defended his serve and never allowed Osaka to return to the game.
Stevens in the first winning match at the Final tournament has not filed a single ACE, made 6 double faults, scored 7 out of 19 break points, made 19 winnersof with 31 unforced the blot.
Naomi Osaka (Japan) – Sloane Stephens (USA) – 5:7, 6:4, 1:6
Another debutant of the Final tournament, Kiki Bertens also did not tighten the first victory. The first racket of the Netherlands sensationally beat Angelique Kerber, yielding 1:6 and 0:2.
After comeback, Bertens in the second game of a tennis player in the final set in seven games in a row couldn’t protect his serve. With the score 4:3, Bertens played a triple break-point and the first match ball ended the match in their favor.
Kiki, Bertens on the way to victory over the second racket of the world has served 5 aces and made 12 double faults, sold 6 of the 14 break points and made 33 vinners with 45 unforced errors.
Angelique Kerber (Germany) – Kiki, Bertens (Netherlands) – 6:1, 3:6, 4:6
In the second round in the red group Sloane Stephens will play against Kiki, Bertens and Angelique Kerber will meet Naomi Osaka.