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Watson's Dubai return ends in defeat

Heather Watson

Heather Watson has failed to progress beyond the third round in the Grand Slams

16 February 2015
Last updated at
17:49

Britain’s Heather Watson made a disappointing return to the WTA Tour as she lost in the first round of the

Dubai Tennis Championships. 

Watson suffered a 6-4 7-5 straight sets defeat against world number 132 Kateryna Kozlova of Ukraine.

The world number 43 was broken four times in the match, with her 20-year-old opponent wrapping up victory in an hour and 37 minutes.

Watson

lost in the first round

of her last event, the Australian Open.

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