Victoria Azarenka defeats Lauren Davis at Cincinnati WTA tournament

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Victoria Azarenka defeats Lauren Davis at Cincinnati WTA tournament

Victoria Azarenka (WTA No21) has qualified for the second round of the tennis tournament in Cincinnati (USA) with a prize pool of $2,400,490.

On August 18, in the 1/32 final, the Belarusian defeated USA's Lauren Davis (85) with a score of 6:1, 6:2.

Azarenka's next opponent will be fifth-ranked Caroline Wozniacki from Denmark. Their head-to-head score is 6:4 in favor of the Belarusian.

In the men's tournament in Cincinnati (with a prize fund of $3,826,655), Max Mirnyi (doubles ranking: 36) and Spaniard Feliciano Lopez (52) reached the last 16, winning in the first round against Argentine Pablo Cuevas (29) and Lopez's compatriot David Marrero (24), 7:6 (7:2), 3:6, 10:6 (tie-break).