Birmingham Basic: Karolina Pliskova crushed by Magdalena Rybarikova in first spherical
Third seed Karolina Pliskova was knocked out within the first spherical of the Nature Valley Basic in Birmingham by former champion Magdalena Rybarikova.
Czech Pliskova, ranked seventh on the earth, misplaced 6-2 6-Three towards the Slovakian world quantity 19.
British wildcard Katie Boulter was crushed 6-1 6-2 by Japan’s Naomi Osaka, the world quantity 18.
British primary Johanna Konta performs two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova on Tuesday.
Konta is third on the principle courtroom and is adopted by Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza, who performs Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
British quantity two Heather Watson is second on courtroom towards Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko.