Svitolina noted last birthday hardest victory over the native of Moscow (video)

Свитолина отметила прошедший день рождения тяжелейшей победой над уроженкой Москвы (видео)

The best tennis player of Ukraine from Odessa Elina Svitolina (third position in the world women’s rankings), on the eve celebrated its 25th anniversary, was presented a gift in the form of victory at the start of the tournament in the Chinese Zhengzhou with a prize Fund of $ 1 million.

Our compatriot in the second round met with Yulia Putintseva from Kazakhstan (36th), which previously six times we met at the tournaments. In four cases — in 2015 the Open championship of Australia, “Roland-Garros” and Beijing, and in 2016-m in Moscow — the victory went to Elina, two in 2011 in Tyumen and in 2012 in Dubai — more was a native of Moscow, seven years ago, adopted the citizenship of Kazakhstan.

The first set was developed for Svitolina failed — once in the lead, the Ukrainian allowed the rival not only equalize the position, but to win the game. The second set of our compatriot took well, but the deciding set, before which Putintseva took a break to change clothes, became a real war of nerves. Elina has lost — 3:5, but still brought the case to a tie-break. But there was not glued, the great famine, lost 1:5, however, tremendous efforts still broke the resistance of the opponent— 3:6, 6:1, 7:6 (5).

In the quarterfinals, Svitolina earned 41 075 dollars and now expects a meeting with France’s Kristina Mladenovic (39), which in your match I beat her compatriot Caroline Garcia (31-I) — 7:5, 6:2.


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