Svitolina commented on the participation at the tournament in Doha: I have to relax

Свитолина прокомментировала участие на турнире в Дохе: хотела еще отдохнуть

Seventh racket of the world Elina Svitolina, who because of injury missed the matches of the national team of Ukraine in the fed Cup, talked to the press before the start of the WTA Premier Qatar Total Open in Doha.

“I had not planned to come to this tournament, wanted to relax. But it so happened that I was ready to return to the Tour earlier. I always come to Doha with good memories. Yes, this decision was made at the last minute” – quoted Svitolina BTU.

Свитолина прокомментировала участие на турнире в Дохе: хотела еще отдохнуть

At the tournament in Qatar Svitolina will begin their performances from the second round, which will play against Elena Ostapenko Michaela or Buzarnescu.

The national team of Ukraine in the fed Cup

Saturday, 9 February, the Ukraine national team played the match for third place with team Poland in the First group of Euro-African zone of the Federation Cup. Our team lost with the score 1:2.

First Ukrainian tennis player Kateryna Kozlova in three sets lost to a Polish girl Magdalena French.

From the start of the match, the Ukrainian took control of the game and led 3:0. Polish tennis player managed to equalize 3:3, but another spurt from the Gantry brought her victory in the set 6:3.

Свитолина прокомментировала участие на турнире в Дохе: хотела еще отдохнуть

In the second game French made the break and took the lead 0:2, but then the native of Nikolaev regained the initiative, making the score 5:3 and he went out to serve for the match. But Kozlov did not altogether lost the match. Losing six games in a row, Kozlov lost the second set and released forward French with two breaks 3:0 in third set. Then the Polish girl brought the game to victory – 6:3, 5:7, 2:6.

The second single Ukrainian tennis player Diane Yastremsky defeated the Polish Yoke Sventek and equalized the score in the confrontation between Ukraine and Poland in the framework of the fight for the third place of the First group of Euro-African zone of the Federation Cup. The meeting ended with the score 7:6(2), 6:4 in favor of the inhabitant of Odessa.

Свитолина прокомментировала участие на турнире в Дохе: хотела еще отдохнуть

Tennis players spent on the court 1 hour and 37 minutes. During this time Yastremsky complied with 9 aces, made 6 double faults and won 4 games at the reception. Her opponent has made 4 aces, 9 times made a mistake in putting the ball in the game, as well as implemented a 3 break points.

It was a steamy duel, in which Kozlov/Kostyuk lost to a pair of Polish Rosolska/Sventek – 1:2 (1:6, 6:1, 6:7).

The first set was dominated by the Polish couples. Our girls did not succeed and as a result defeat with the account 1:6! The second set also began with 0:40 on the supply of Ukrainian, but this game turned out a turning point. Kostyuk and Kozlov failed to protect the pitch and it gave them confidence. In the future, they took the initiative and brought Seth to a confident victory 6:1.

In deciding the struggle on almost every serve, but at the finish of the more successful was the Polish tennis player, which ultimately resulted in a score 1:5 and Poland served for the match. Then began a heroic comeback by our team. It’s hard to believe, but Kozlov and he took five games in a row – 6:5. Martha Kostiuk came to serve for the match, our girls had three match points, but failed nerves and gave the game 6:6. Everything in this match was decided by a decisive tie-break. The war of nerves was won by the representative of Poland – 5:7. And with it the match.

Kozlov/Kostiuk – Rosolska/Sventek – 1:2 (1:6, 6:1, 6:7).

FedCup 2019: Alicja ROSOLSKA (POL) / Iga ŚWIĄTEK (POL) vs Marta KOSTYUK (UKR) / Kateryna KOZLOVA (UKR)

FedCup 2019: Alicja ROSOLSKA (POL) / Iga ŚWIĄTEK (POL) vs Marta KOSTYUK (UKR) / Kateryna KOZLOVA (UKR)

Geplaatst door Polski Związek Tenisowy op Zaterdag 9 februari 2019

Now next year the national team of Ukraine will play the First group of Euro-African zone of the Federation Cup.

Recall that in the group stage in Zielona Gora Ukraine lost to Sweden 1:2, defeated Bulgaria 2-1 and Estonia – 3:0.

Ukrainian women’s team tennis, which is represented by Martha Kostiuk, Diane Yastremsky, Lesia Tsurenko, Katerina Kozlova, and also Hope and Lyudmila Kichenok are in Poland in the framework of the Federation Cup.

Before the beginning of the match, our girls sing the anthem of Ukraine and it looks amazing!

Poland ended the group stage in the First group of Euro-African zone of the Federation Cup. Ukrainian national team became second in their group. On the final day of Ukrainka defeated Estonians with the score 3:0, but in the other game Sweden beat Bulgaria and finished first.

Tomorrow Sweden will play Russia for the upgrade. Ukraine will play for 3rd place in the tournament. Rivals, our girls will be either a pole, or by the Danes.

Свитолина прокомментировала участие на турнире в Дохе: хотела еще отдохнуть

In Zielona Gora Ukraine lost to Sweden 1:2, defeated Bulgaria 2-1 and Estonia – 3:0.

The results of the matches of the national team of Ukraine vs national team of Estonia:

Marta Kostyuk (Ukraine) – Saara Orav (Estonia) – 2:0 (6:3, 6:0)

Katerina Kozlova (Ukraine) – Elena Malygina (Estonia) – 2:0 (6:0, 6:0)

N. Kichenok/Kozlov – Gorlitz/Orav– 2:0 (6:1, 6:0)

Our team includes Diane Yastremsky, Lesia Tsurenko, Martha Kostiuk, Nadezhda Kichenok and Kateryna Kozlova.

Свитолина прокомментировала участие на турнире в Дохе: хотела еще отдохнуть

Свитолина прокомментировала участие на турнире в Дохе: хотела еще отдохнуть

Свитолина прокомментировала участие на турнире в Дохе: хотела еще отдохнуть

Свитолина прокомментировала участие на турнире в Дохе: хотела еще отдохнуть

Support Ukrainian fans felt at all matches of the Federation Cup.

18-year-old Ukrainian tennis player Diane Yastremsky pleased with the support of the fans. On one of the photos shows that the young inhabitant of Odessa admires the fan with the drum.

Свитолина прокомментировала участие на турнире в Дохе: хотела еще отдохнуть

It may be because dad Dianne knows how to play drums?

Свитолина прокомментировала участие на турнире в Дохе: хотела еще отдохнуть

Congratulations Elina

The first racket of Ukraine and the seventh racket of the world Elina Svitolina has supported young tennis player Diana Yastremsky, who won the WTA tournament in Joaquin (Thailand).

On his Twitter page Svitolina congratulated Yastremsky, and wished not to stop there.

As previously wrote Znaia in the main match of the Thailand Open with a score Yastremsky 2:1 (6:2, 2:6, 7:6 (7:3)) defeated Islay Tomljanovic (No. 49 WTA) from Australia.

Hua hin. The final

Dayana Yastremsky (Ukraine) To Islay Tomljanovic (Australia) – 2:1 (6:2, 2:6, 7:6 (7:3))

As the main prize Yastremsky was handed a beautiful Dolphin!

Свитолина прокомментировала участие на турнире в Дохе: хотела еще отдохнуть

Свитолина прокомментировала участие на турнире в Дохе: хотела еще отдохнуть

Note that the 14 October 2018 Yastremsky won the tournament in Hong Kong.

As reported by the portal Znayu, Yastremsky will perform for Ukraine at the fed Cup, which will take place 6-9 February in Poland.

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