2021 Nur-Sultan

No.3 seed Mladenovic triumphs in 3hr battle over wildcard Danilina: Nur-Sultan Highlights

Third seed Kristina Mladenovic led No.287-ranked Anna Danilina by a set and 4-2 in the first round of the Astana Open, but ultimately needed three sets and nearly three hours to get past the Kazakh wildcard.