Athletistic/Tennis. Russian tennis player Anna Blinkova failed to qualify for the quarterfinals of the tough WTA 250 tournament in Ningbo (China) with a prize pool of $259,000.

In the second round, the 40th racket in the world lost to the representative of the Czech Republic, Linda Frukhvirtova, who occupies the 117th place in the ranking. The match lasted 2 hours 13 minutes and ended with a score of 6:3, 3:6, 6:1.

To reach the semi-finals, Frukhvirtova will play with Italian Lucia Bronzetti, who today beat Ukrainian Katerina Beindl.