The second racket of Ukraine Lesya Tsurenko has lost the second racket of the world, Simona Halep in the third round of the tournament series Premier 5 in Dubai.
Tsurenko lost to Halep with the score 3:6, 5:7.
In the first set Tsurenko has won two submission of the opponent, but lost four of their own. In the second set, the Ukrainian started with break-points, but Romanian immediately won three games in a row.
With the score 4:4 Ukrainka implemented a double hidden satbol and were ready to put the match in the third set. But Halep broke the course of the game, having won three consecutive games and ended the match in their favor.
And this is how she did it!
6-3, 7-5 for the @simona_halep against a tenacious Tsurenko!@DDFTennis pic.twitter.com/ynOKmqasSH
— WTA (@WTA) November 20, 2019
Halep 1 times filed through, committed 1 double fault and sold 7 out of 10 break points. On account of Ukrainka no ACE, 2 double faults and 4 break.
We will remind, in the second round of the tournament, 29-year-old Tsurenko in three sets to beat the Chinese player Zhu Lin.
The match, which lasted just over two hours, завершилсz with the score 2:1 (6:4, 6:7, 6:3).
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
As previously wrote Znayu Elina Svitolina shared the secret of motivation.