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Russian tennis player Svetlana Kuznetsova went on to the next round of the WTA tournament in Switzerland.
In the first round, Kuznetsova defeated another Russian woman, Ekaterina Alexandrova, in three games. The meeting lasted 2 hours and 24 minutes and ended with the score 3: 6, 6: 2, 7: 6 (8: 6).
In the second round the 33-year-old athlete meets the winner of the Timea Bachinsky duo (Switzerland) – Tamara Korpach (Germany).
Recall Kuznetsova missed the start of the season due to pain in her knee. For the Russians, this competition was the first since September last year.
WTA tournament. Lugano (Switzerland). Ground. Prize pool – $ 250,000
Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) – Ekaterina Alexandrova (Russia) – 3: 6, 6: 2, 7: 6