The first racket of Ukraine and the sixth racket of the world Elina Svitolina has expressed his opinion about the young contestants, and told what makes her tick.
Note that in the top 100 of the WTA rankings includes 15 players under 22 years.
“Of course, you can often see dangerous opponents, which you need to look at and learn about their style of play. So it is normal when new faces appear and the first year they perform well. That’s why they should beware. But then they have to defend the points that much harder.
It’s great, including for the Ukrainian tennis. Over the past three to four years of tennis in Ukraine has grown. For me it is also some kind of motivation. I love to inspire young girls in Ukraine to study tennis. In General it was good and because we need young blood. We need tennis players, because they make us work harder to improve my level”, – transfers words Svitolina press service of the WTA.
We will remind, 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.
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.