In the first round match, the seventh seeded Ostapenko / Kichenoka defeated the Belgian Kristen Flipkens and the Spanish Sara Sorives Tormo 6-1, 7-5.
In the next spherical, or round of 16, Ostapenko / Kichenok will satisfy Lucija Hradecka from the Czech Republic and Indian Sania Mirza or Emma Radukana from Great Britain paired with Yelena Birakina from Kazakhstan.
It has previously been announced that right now Ostapenko will also enjoy the singles match of the to start with spherical, the place he will fulfill the Brazilian Beatrice Haddad-Maya.
The winner of this match will facial area the American Madison Keys (WTA 24) or the Kazakh Yulia Putintseva (WTA 38) in the second round.
The Cincinnati hardcourt tournament will operate until eventually August 21st.