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The main draw of the WTA Ningbo Open begins

On September 25, the main tournament of the 2023 WTA Ningbo Tennis Open began. Ons Jabour, Petra Kvitova, Solana Kostia, Chinese Golden Flower Wang Xiyu, Yuan Yue and many other players appeared in Ningbo, and will present wonderful matches for fans and friends.

In the evening, the kick-off ceremony was held in Ningbo (Yinzhou) Tennis Center. Bai Xilin, Secretary of the Party Committee and Deputy Director of the Tennis Sports Management Center of the General Administration of Sports, said in his speech that as a "city of Olympic champions", Ningbo has fully demonstrated its advanced venue facilities and rich experience in hosting high-level tennis events. As one of the most influential women's professional tennis tournaments and the only international tennis circuit in Zhejiang Province, the holding of this tournament is of great significance to promote the development of tennis.

The tournament will feature singles and doubles, and the singles and doubles champions will be decided on September 30.

Yesterday, in the opening match that ended on Center Court, Katie Bolt fought Vera Zvonareva in three hard sets, which took more than three hours, and finally won 2:1 (6:4, 4:6, 7:6). After the game, Katie Bolt said in an interview that she likes Ningbo, likes Ningbo's customs and culture, and likes Ningbo's tennis courts, and hopes to play more games on this field

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