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Aryna Sabalenka defeated by World No.8 in Sidney

Aryna Sabalenka/ Reuters archives

Belarus’ best tennis player Aryna Sabalenka has dropped out of the Sindey International singles in the first round, reports.

Sabalenka (World No.11) competed with World No.8 Petra Kvitová of the Czech Republic at the beginning of the tournament. Our compatriot lost in two sets –— 1:6, 5:7. The match took 80 minutes.

She was blind with sunlight when serving, Sabalenka complained after the first set. The Czech player won the set in only 23 minutes.

The Belarusian was leading in the second set at first (3:1) but lost to Kvitová in the end.