Seventh racket of the world Elina Svitolina defeated Czech Petra Kvitova (5) in the first match of the Final tournament of the Women’s tennis Association (WTA) in 2018, which takes place in Singapore (prize Fund – $7 million).
The result of the match Elina Svitolina – Petra Kvitova – 6:3, 6:3 in favor of the Ukrainian. Two sets of the current clash as a whole lasted 1 hour and 29 minutes, reports btu.org.ua.
It was the ninth face-to-face meeting between the rivals, in which the Ukrainian won only their second win.
In another match of the “White band” another Czech Plskova Carolina, which ranks eighth in the WTA rankings, also in two sets with the score 6:2, 6:4 beat the third racket of the world Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark, who last year at the Final tournament became the winner.
In the second round of the “White group” on Tuesday, October 23, Elina Svitolina will meet with the Carolina Plskova and Caroline Wozniacki – Petra Kvitova.
We will add that in the first round of the “red group” tomorrow, October 22, will meet Naomi Osaka (Japan) and Sloane Stephens (USA) and Angelique Kerber (Germany) and Kiki, Mertens (Holland).
Completed the Final WTA tournament in Singapore next Saturday, October 28.