Akgul Amanmuradova surprises Tamira Paszek
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
Uzbekistan number one Akgul Amanmuradova recorded surprise in the first round of the US Open, last Grand Slam of the season.
World number 118 Amanmuradova sensationally defeated world number 37 Tamira Paszek of Austria in straight sets – 6/4 and 6/2.
The match lasted 1 hour and 24 minutes. During the match, Akgul Amanmuradova recorded two aces and claimed five serves of the opponent. Tamira Paszek recorded no ace and won two serves of Amanmuradova.
In the second round, Akgul Amanmuradova will face the winner of pair Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia (21st seeded) and Pauline Parmentier of France.