The first racket of Ukraine and the sixth racket of the world Elina Svitolina in the third round of the tournament series Premier 5 in Dubai will meet with Spanish Garbinie Mugurusi.
We will remind, in the second round, Svitolina defeated the representative of Tunisia – Ons Jabir, and Muguruza defeated 41st-ranked Zheng Saisai of China.
Svitolina won the Jabiru with the score 7:6, 4:0. The Ukrainian won the first set on a tie-break, and in the second, with the score 0:4, the Gills refused to continue the meeting.
Next opponent Svitolina determined a match between Spaniard Garbine Muguruza and Zheng SAI SAI from China.
Wrote Znayu Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina and Lesia Tsurenko went up in the updated WTA rankings.
After reaching the semi-finals of the Premier tournament in Doha Elina Svitolina climbed one place and now occupies sixth place.
The updated WTA rankings
Lesya Tsurenko after exit in the second round of Qatar set a new personal record and ranks the 23rd place in the world ranking.
Elina Svitolina (No. 7 WTA) lost to Romanian Simona Halep (No. 3 WTA) in the semifinal match of the series Premier tournament in Doha (Qatar).
Halep beat Svitolina in three sets with a score 2:1 (6:3, 3:6, 6:4).
For the match with the ex-first racket of the world Ukrainka twice filed through, made three double mistakes and realized three of the breakpoint.
Wrote Znaia in the quarterfinals of the Qatar Total Open, Svitolina defeated Czech Karolina Muchova, and Halep defeated German Julia Gerges.
Svitolina beat Muchova 6-4, 6-2.
Note that Elina for the first time in his career he reached the semifinals of the tournament in Doha.
Rival Ukrainian in the semi-finals will be determined in the match Romanian girls Simone Halep and Julia Gerges from Germany.
As reported Znayu, Svitolina talked about his health after the injury.
As previously wrote Znayu Elina Svitolina took off from the tournament in Qatar.