Seeded sixth in the tournament series WTA Premier Mandatory in Indian wells Elina Svitolina won in the second round to American Sofia Kenin with a score of 2:1 (3:6, 7:6(5), 6:4).
The match lasted 2 hours and 24 minutes. During this time, the 24-year-old Ukrainian made 6 aces and made 5 double faults and implemented 3 break-points. 20-year-old American 1 times filed through, made of 4 “double” and won 3 games at the reception.
Thus, the Ukrainian will play in the third round of Indian wells and will repeat last year’s achievement. Next opponent Elina will be representative of Australia Daria Gavrilova.
The sensation of Gantry
Ukrainian tennis player Kateryna Kozlova (No. 114 WTA) played in the second round match of BNP Paribas Open in Indian wells. 25-year-old Ukrainian won the representative of Belarus Alexander Sasnovich (no. 34 WTA) with a score of 2:1 (6:4, 2:6, 6:0).
In this match on court was a real swing. 31-I seeded Sasnovich in the first set and was leading 4:0, but lost the native of Nikolaev 6 games in a row. In the second game after a 2:2 Kozlov already lost four games in a row. But in the deciding set, Kate has reformed and issued a series of six winning games.
In the next round, Kozlova will meet with one of the favorites, the second seeded Simona Halep from Romania.
Simona Halep 🇷🇴 se impuso frente a 6-2 6-4 Strycova 🇨🇿 y espera por la ganadora de Sasnovich vs Kozlova en la tercera ronda de Indian Wells. Mantiene sus chances de volver al primer puesto de la WTA. pic.twitter.com/2WqSlGsBjA
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As reported Znayu, Svitolina and Abramenko will compete for the highest sports award of Ukraine.