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Alexandrova ousts Fernandez at Western & Southern Open

Ekaterina Alexandrova defeated Leylah Fernandez in straight sets on Monday in Cincinnati. Either Naomi Osaka or Shuai Zhang is next up for Alexandrova.

Leylah Fernandez at the 2021 US Open Leylah Fernandez at the 2021 US Open © AI / Reuters / Panoramic

Ekaterina Alexandrova moved into the second round of the Western & Southern Open by defeating 13th-seeded Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 7-5 on Monday night.

Alexandrova, ranked No 27, will face the winner of a match between Naomi Osaka and Shuai Zhang next.

Cincinnati WTA 1000, other first-round matches and results:

  • Serena Williams vs. Emma Raducanu
  • Madison Keys vs. Yulia Putintseva
  • Anastasia Potapova vs. Simona Halep
  • Coco Gauff vs. Marie Bouzkova
  • Beatriz Haddad Maia vs. Jelena Ostapenko
  • Sofia Kenin vs. Shelby Rogers
  • Martina Trevisan vs. Anna Kalinskaya
  • Karolina Pliskova vs. Venus Williams
  • Marta Kostyuk vs. Camila Giorgi
  • Naomi Osaka vs. Shuai Zhang
  • Anhelina Kalinina vs. Elise Mertens
  • Belinda Bencic vs. Sorana Cirstea
  • Sloane Stephens vs. Alize Cornet
  • Kaia Kanepi vs. Victoria Azarenka
  • Caroline Garcia vs. Petra Martic
  • Taylor Townsend vs. Ajla Tomljanovic
  • Tereza Martincova vs. Nuria Parrizas Diaz
  • Jil Teichmann vs. Petra Kvitova
  • Catherine McNally (WC) beat Aliaksandra Sasnovich: 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(2)
  • Alison Riske-Amritraj beat Sara Sorribes Tormo: 6-1, 7-6(2)
  • Amanda Anisimova beat Daria Kasatkina (9): 6-4, 6-4
  • Veronika Kudermetova beat Barbora Krejcikova: 6-3, 6-3
  • Elena Rybakina beat Mayar Sherif: 6-3, 6-2
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