The second “racket” of Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko qualified for the quarterfinals of the Women’s tennis Association (WTA) Premier series (Nature Valley Open in 2018) in Birmingham (UK) with a prize Fund of $936,128 thousand
In the second round Lesia Tsurenko (No. 37 in the WTA rankings) won a hard-fought win over Russian Daria Kasatka (№ 14) – 1:6, 6:3, 6:3.
Three sets of Ukrainian-Russian confrontation in General lasted 1 hour and 45 minutes, according to UKRINFORM.
Now in the match for the semi-finals Nature Valley Open in 2018 from Kiev will play against Czech Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova (No. 24), which is a half hour took over the third racket of the world Spaniard Garbine Muguruza – 6:2, 6:4. Earlier rivals have met, then the victory of Lesia Tsurenko.
Recall, Ukrainian Elina Svitolina (No. 5) in the quarterfinals tomorrow, June 22, will meet with Romanian Helou Buzarnescu (n ), where Kharkov three weeks ago lost in the third round of the Open championship of France (Roland Garros) in Paris (3:6, 5:7).