Britain’s Katie Boulter has been beaten by world number 646 Joanna Garland in Thailand on her return from injury.
Boutler had been out of action of action since April as a result of back stress fracture.
She lost a tight first set on a tie-break but was then dominated by her Taiwanese opponent in the second, losing 7-6 (7-2) 6-1.
Boutler was the British number two and ranked 85th in the world before the injury, but has now dropped to all the way 352nd.
By Accelerate Sports