The Japanese player Nao Hibino met with Ukrainian Lesya Tsurenko. Bother ladies showed equal fight, and it was difficult to assume that it will be completed ahead of schedule. After 12 games Tsurenko suddenly refused to continue the match, apparently, the injury affected.
Belgian Kirsten Flipkens, seeded 2nd, also leaves the tournament. She lost to Denisa Allertova from the Czech Republic – 7/6, 3/6, 7/6.
Katerina Kozlova of Ukraine confidently won over Swiss Stefanie Voegele – 6/3, 6/3, and Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic defeated Russian Irina Khromacheva – 6/2, 6/4.
Our compatriots Sabina Sharipova and Kamola Umarova, who reached the main draw of the tournament, unfortunately, lost in the first round.