The Spanish Sara Sorribes
qualified for the second round of WTA from Hiroshima (Japan)
, which is played on a hard surface and distributes $ 250,000 in prizes, defeating the Romanian Sorana Cirstea by 6-2, 3-6 and 6-2 after almost two hours of the game.
Sorribes, seventh favorite of the tournament, cemented its vitoria in its greatest success when managing break points over its rival, 7 of 12 were favorable to their interests.
The only Spanish tennis player in the tournament will be measured in the second round against Russian Varvara Flink, who beat Slovakia Kristina Kucova 6-3 and 6-2.