“I’m Disappointed” – Belinda Bencic on Her Shocking Loss in Dubai
Thee defending champion in Dubai Belinda Bencic just came within 5 points of a Golden Set. In Dubai’s opener, she won the first 19 points of the match against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. After losing the first set, it was a massive turn around from the Russian.
Despite being a set and a break down, the reigning Australian Open quarterfinalist Pavlyuchenkova bounced back toppled World Number four Bencic 1-6, 6-1, 6-1. Bencic was pretty much dominating at the beginning of the match and later lost all her control. The top-ranked Swiss was saddened with her first-round defeat.