The first racket of Ukraine and the sixth racket of the world Elina Svitolina said that in Indian wells to her hotel room raided by armed police.
“Our faces, when four policemen burst into our room, bring our weapons and shout: “Hands up,” wrote Svitolina on twitter.
Our faces 4 when policeman break into our hotel room and point guns at us and scream “Hands up” 😱 #relaxingday pic.twitter.com/PrGyRUkecK
— Elina Svitolina (@ElinaSvitolina) March 15, 2019
The fact that on the eve of the police received a report of a shooting that may have heard on the site, where Svitolina. Within two hours the police conducted the evacuation, searches of rooms and grounds.
Recall Svitolina for the first time in his career he reached the semi-finals of WTA Premier Mandatory in Indian wells, beating Czech tennis player Market Vondrousova.
Match Svitolina – Vondrousova lasted 2 hours and 13 minutes and ended with the score 4:6, 6:4, 6:4.
After the victory Svitolina admitted that it was not a perfect match, but she was able to fight through their physical training.
“It was important to fight for every ball in this match and try to do one beat more opponents. This match is hardly ideal, but I struggled. I had to stay in the game.
The market is a difficult opponent, in the match since it is impossible to stand still. I tried to use all the remaining forces. Well, ahead what output. I will have time to recover. I’m really tired, but that’s okay. I can say that I survived two very difficult matches due to his physical training”, – the words Svitolina defeats.
Wrote Znaia the impact Svitolina became the best at Indian wells.
The organizers of the tournament in Indian wells has selected the best drawings of the day.
The compilation was the first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina in the match against the Australians Ashleigh Barty and next opponent of odessitka Czech Market Vondrusova during the match against Romania Simona Halep.
Also in the top of the day at the Premier Mandatory tournament entered Spanish Garbinie of new York, American Venus Williams and Czech Karolina Pliskova.
Wrote Znayu That Svitolina has retained its sixth position in the updated WTA rankings.
Another Ukrainian Lesya Tsurenko – fell four positions and now occupies 28 th place.
Ukrainian Dayana Yastremsky was down one line and was on the 37th place.
Ukrainka in the updated WTA rankings
Headed by the updated WTA ranking Japanese Naomi Osaka:
The updated WTA rankings
As reported Znayu, Svitolina and Abramenko will compete for the highest sports award of Ukraine.