The guy of the first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina, French tennis player Gael Monfils, spoke about the relations with the Ukrainian.
Gael shared attitude to work, and told how it relates to tennis Svitolina.
Gael Monfils and Elina Svitolina
“Elina is very serious, even too much compared to me. I mean the way she approaches her tennis career as she goes to his goal. I like her mentality that she does. It’s really incredible. Her own way in tennis, it’s her way to be who she is. She is constantly striving to be better and move up. We want to be proud of each other. I am always pleased when Elina wins. I think she feels the same way about me.
I also take my job seriously, but not as Elina. In any case, each of us tries to be the best at your own style, and I think that is the beauty of our relations”, – transfers words Monfis Sport360.
We will remind, Elina Svitolina, has maintained its position in the updated WTA rankings after a defeat at the tournament in Dubai.
Svitolina kept the sixth place in the ranking of the best tennis players in the world.
In the first place remained Japanese Naomi Osaka, the second Simona Halep, and the tournament winner Belinda Bencic has risen 22 places and became the 23rd player in the world.
Recall Svitolina at the Premier 5 tournament in Dubai lost in the semifinals 21-year-old Swiss Belinda Bencic with a score of 1:2 (2:6, 6:3, 6:7(3)).
Tennis players spent on the court exactly 2 hours. During this time, the Ukrainian made 7 aces, made the same number of double faults as well as realized 4 break points. Her opponent, occupying 45-e a place in rating made 4 aces, 5 times made a mistake in putting the ball in the game and won 5 games at the reception. In deciding Svitolina failed to apply for the match with the score 5:3, giving the game a zero.
.@BelindaBencic dethrones Svitolina to reach the @DDFTennis final!
Takes the thriller, 6-2, 3-6, 7-6(3)! pic.twitter.com/OgSwRRVLM0
— WTA (@WTA) October 22, 2019
As reported Znayu Elina Svitolina became the best shot in the quarterfinals of the WTA Premier event in Dubai against the Spaniard Carla Suarez-Navarro.