Kazakhstan’s Rybakina may face ex-world №1 at Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open

Elena Rybakina
Photo credit: Sports.kz

World №5 Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan may face former world №1 Naomi Osaka in the second round of the Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open in the UAE, Kazinform News Agency cites Sports.kz.

In the second-round match top-seed of the tournament Rybakina is going to play against Osaka or a qualifier.

In the semifinal the Kazakhstani may take on Jelena Ostapenko, Wang Xinyu or Zhu Lin.

If she reaches the final, the chances are high Rybakina will compete against Daria Kasatkina, Maria Sakkari, Beatriz Haddad Maia or Ons Jabear for the Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open title.

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