Yulia Putintseva beats world No.5 Sloane Stephens at the Sydney International

10 January, 2019, 10:14 317
Yulia Putintseva beats world No.5 Sloane Stephens at the Sydney International

Kazakh Yulia Putintseva outperforms American Sloane Stephens in a match lasting for 2 hours and 3 minutes at the WTA international tournaments currently taking place in Sydney, Australia. 

Kazakh top-seeded tennis player Yulia Putintseva is competing in the WTA international tournaments in Sydney (Australia) with a prize fund of over US $800 thousand. In the Tournament’s second round, Putintseva, who ranks 44th in the WTA rankings, outperformed world No.5 American tennis player Sloane Stephens in three sets - 6/3, 6/7(4), 0/6, sports.kz reports.

In a 2-hour and 3-minute match, 25-year-old Sloane Stephens had two aces, 2 serving mistakes and three break points, and 24-year-old Yulia Putintseva served 6 aces, made two double mistakes and five break points. Their previous face-to-face struggle always ended in a draw – 1:1.  

In the Sydney International quarter-finals, Putintseva will play with Dutch tennis player Kiki Bertens.