Dasha defeated the Romanian Sorana Cirstea (World No. 36) in the second round of the WTA Premier Mandatory tournament in Madrid: 6-3 6-1. Dasha lost one service game and made three breaks in each of the sets. It was the first match between the players and it had lasted for 67 minutes.
Dasha’s opponent in the third round will be the winner of the match between the Spaniard Garbine Muguruza and the Croatian Donna Vekic.