Svitolina has not supported a nationwide trend in Australian Open and reached the third round of the tournament

Свитолина не поддержала всеукраинский тренд на Australian Open и вышла в третий раунд турнира

Elina Svitolina

The first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina beat American Lauren Davis in the second round of the Open championship of Australia– 6:2, 7:6 (8-6).

The match lasted 1 hour and 34 minutes.

Note that the rivals have met each other for the fifth time in all four previous meetings, the stronger was the Ukrainian.

In the 1/16 finals Elina will meet with eks-the first racket of the world Garbine Muguruza that in his match of the second round beat Islay Tomljanovic– 6:3, 3:6, 6:3.

Svitolina is the only representative of Ukraine at the Australian Open: previously from single events flew Lesia Tsurenko, Diane Yastremsky, Kateryna Bondarenko and Kateryna Kozlova.