Tennis player Aryna Sabalenka defeats World No.1

Aryna Sabalenka /
Aryna Sabalenka /

Belarusian tennis player Aryna Sabalenka (number 14 in the WTA ranking) has defeated the world's number one Ashley Barty in China's Wuhan.

The female tennis players met in the semifinals. Belarusian player won two sets -- 7:5, 6:4.

In the final, Sabalenka will play the winner of the match between Alison Riske (USA) and Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic).

Last year Sabalenka won the tennis tournament in Wuhan.